Preparation and launch of Gemini 10 & its rendezvous with Agena rockets.
Cape Kennedy, United States of America USA.
American commentary, transcript on file.
M.S. The two astronauts in casual clothes leave building they are John Young and Michael Collins. They climb into car on the first step of the busy day. V.S. In the 'ready room' the two astronauts are carefully fitted into their space suits. V.S. They leave and climb into transfer van. L.S. Rocket with gantry around. V.S. They then board lift which carries them up the gantry. V.S. The two astronauts are fitted into the space capsule and the doors are shut. C.U. Two men in the control room. V.S. The target rocket, an Agena with an Atlas rocket. L.S. The Atlas rocket lifts off and the camera doesn't tilt. Cut long shot in flight. L.S. The Gemini 10 in a Titan Two rocket is ready. M.S. Control room. L.S. Slow zoom into the Gemini 10, on the sound track is the voice of control counting down. L.S. The blast off, no tilt as Gemini 10 rises but various cuts of the rocket in flight. View from space ship in flight above the clouds. C.U. Drawings of the actual links up in space. Shots from Gemini 8 space flight showing the Atlas 8 target rocket, Gemini 10 will try and link with this also. V.S. Of walk in space pictures showing what Michael Collins will do, these films are of Edward White during 1965 space walk. V.S. Taken during re-entry of space craft into Earths atmosphere. Aerial shots of space men in sea ready to be picked up.