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  • Short Summary

    Gemini 8 crew lands safely at sea after near disaster in space.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Aerial shots and shots from destroyer "Leonard Mason" of the space capsule with astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong seated still in the capsule with the doors open. MS. The two astronauts climb aboard destroyer. MS. The capsule being loaded aboard the destroyer. MS. The Leonard Mason's captain presents the two astronauts with small presents on their arrival. LS. Boeing 727 taxiing in. MS. Sign 'Welcome back Neil and Dave'. Various shots of the two astronauts arrival back at Cape Kennedy. Shots of the Agena rocket in flight, actual film taken from the Gemini 8. A complicated procedure of docking in space with the Agena is seen and then there is a lot of flashing which could be when the space capsule started to toll and was forced to land.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 15/03/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3197.22
    Media URN:
    89655
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:23:00 / 01:58:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 4124 D

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