• Short Summary

    New space capsules are put on show by the Americans, including a space station and shuttle.

  • Description

    Full title reads: ""US. New Look In Space".

    United States of America (USA). New space capsules are put on show.

    LV Inflatable space station (Doughnut). SV The metal core of the Doughnut. SV Astronaut / Space man gets into the core. SV The spaceman inside. LV As the spaceman gets onto a hammock.

    GV Hanger doors opening to reveal the X-Twenty Dynasoar put on show in Las Vegas. LV The X-Twenty on its stand in the hanger. SV Ditto. LV The six men chosen to fly the X-Twenty. SV Ditto. LV Pan showing the wings of the X-Twenty.

    Animation sequence showing the launching of the X-Twenty. GV of rocket on launching pad. LV Ditto as the rockets fire and it takes off. GV The rocket going up. LV As the solid fuel rockets fall a away. LV The second stage falls away. LV As the last stage falls away leaving the X-Twenty on its own. Animation of the world with line tracing the course of the X-Twenty around the world. SV The X-Twenty in flight as the shield drops away so that the pilot can see where they are going. LV The X-Twenty in flight. LV Pan the X-Twenty comes down to land and lands successfully on its skids.


    Cataloguer's Note: The X-Twenty looks like a proto-type of the Space Shuttle - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:23:00 / 01:48:06:00

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