• Short Summary

    American space chimpanzee flies to orbit, returns and being examined.

  • Description

    Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Enos Paves the Way - Two-Orbit Flight of Astro-Chimp'.

    Enos, the space chimpanzee eating. MS. Enos, wrapped up in his space couch, being carried by two men to the transport which will carry him to launching pad. LS. Atlas rocket surrounded by gantries on launching platform. LS. The gantries moving back from rocket. LS. The Atlas rocket fires and takes off, pan up with rocket. MS. Astronauts Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glen and Scott Carpenter standing in front of a Mercury capsule. Several shots of the men taking capsule with Enos out of a ship in Bermuda. LS. Chimpanzee Enos is landed safely by the recovery vessel and carried to a waiting van. MS. Empty Mercury capsule being unloaded by crane from the boat. MS. sign USAF (United States Air Force) hospital. MS. Enos undergoes tests on table after space flight. Close up shot of the chimp in terrible condition.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 30/11/1961.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2607.02
    Media URN:
    77939
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:26:00 / 01:04:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 3557 B

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