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    Good item showing run through and simulations before Apollo XI flight to moon. America.

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    Preparations for Apollo XI (11) flight.

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

    Various good shots of NASA space centre and equipment inside. Various shots of the astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin and Michael Collins. MS manoeuvring the space buggy and landing it. Various shots of Apollo XI at Cape Kennedy.

    MS as the three astronauts, wearing full gear, enter their space capsule during a full rehearsal. Various animated shots of how the capsule will be released, heading towards 'X' marked on the animated moon, the place where it will land. Various shots showing the landing etc. CU crater. Various shots of Neil Armstrong in full, "Moon Walk", gear simulating his first steps on Moon in zero gravity conditions.

    Various shots during a full rehearsal of the programme which Neil Armstrong and 'Buzz' Aldrin will perform during their hours on the Moon. They collect samples, set cameras and other equipment on the mock-up surface. Various good shots during a splashdown rehearsal. After passing in special decontamination suits by the recovery frogmen, the astronauts emerge to be sprayed by decontamination fluid, before lifted out by helicopter. Various MS's the three astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins, as they give press conference, (mute). They are shielded from the press by an anti-germ shielding.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:43:00 / 01:50:38:00
    UN 4452 B

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