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  • Short Summary

    Meeting of Agena and Gemini 8 in space fails to realise due to Gemini 8 difficulties.

  • Description

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

    GV. Panning shot of Cape Kennedy, Florida. Various shots of the astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong getting into their space suits. The two astronauts getting into transfer van that will take them to spaceship. LS. Gantry surrounding the Gemini 8. Various shots of the astronauts going from transfer van, getting into cage lift and travelling up the gantry. Various shots of the two astronauts being fitted into the space capsule and made comfortable for their flight. MS. Nose of Gemini 8. Various shots of press in position near Cape getting ready to film the takeoff. Various shots of Agena rocket lifting off from pad. Various shots inside flight control room. LS. Gemini 8 lifting off from pad. Gemini 8 tilts and follows rocket for 110 feet. Various shots inside the Agena in space. CU. Teleprinter. CU. The teleprinter message advising the spaceship to return to Earth prematurely due to manoeuvring difficulties of Gemini 8. Aerial view of destroyer "Leonard F. Mason" at sea. MS. The two astronauts seated on their space capsule bobbing about in the Pacific, they have their small life jackets on.

    (Fine Grain.)

    Date found in the old record - 20/03/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3197.06
    Media URN:
    89639
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:17:00 / 01:12:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 4122 B

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