• Short Summary

    The Apollo XI rocket blasts off carrying astronauts to the moon. Cape Kennedy, America.

  • Description

    This item has been transferred several times - check for best quality: 2685.24, 2685.25, 3466.01, 3466.02.

    Apollo XI blasts off for first moon landings. Cape Kennedy, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Library footage of Ed White doing first walk in space from Gemini. MS glove floating off into space. MS and CU the moon.

    Various shots of Apollo XI rocket on launch pad. Various shots personnel in control room. Various shots astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin getting into their spacesuits. LS rocket. MS interior control room. CU rocket.

    MS as the astronauts emerge and wave to the crowds before entering truck which will take them to the rocket. MS crowds walking along. MS pressmen. Various shots crowds at Cape Kennedy. MS camera on tilting pedestal. MS crowds, among them President Lyndon Baines Johnson, taking seats for the launch. MS Apollo XI firing up and taking off, camera follows it until it goes out of sight.

    Cataloguer's note: Colour item. This item has been duplicated from *PM2685*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3466.02
    Media URN:
    93434
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:34:00 / 01:12:29:00
    Canister:
    69/59

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