• Short Summary

    A voice is bounced off the moon in the form of radio signals and received by transmitter. USA.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 'Hello' via the moon!

    Voices translated into radio signals are bounced from New Jersey onto the moon and received by a transmitter in California. America (USA).

    M/S experiment station at Holmdel, New Jersey, various shots of the big transmitter dish. M/S antennae. Animated shot of the earth and moon, showing radio beams going out and hitting the moon then bouncing back. L/S transmitter at the other end of the line which is at Goldstone in the Californian desert, camera pans to show moon visible in the daylight sky. C/U moon. C/U technician adjusting equipment. C/U another technician. C/U piece of equipment. C/U man at Holmdel speaking into telephone (natural sound starts). He asks how long the transmitter takes to broadcast his voice and receives the reply. L/S dish at Goldstone, pan to show the moon. C/U moon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1688.14
    Media URN:
    52736
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:00:00 / 01:32:36:00
    Canister:
    60/65

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