• Short Summary

    First-ever object recovered from space opens the way to manned space flights for USA.

  • Description

    Washington DC, USA. Cut story with American commentary.

    LS MS as President Dwight Eisenhower walks into room with Defence and Air Force officials and of them looking at the recovered capsule, first man-built object ever retrieved from a space orbit. Air Force Chief General Thomas White explaining technicalities to President Eisenhower and telling him that the nose cone was recovered in the 50th State Hawaii and gives the President a Stars and Stripes flag. MS President Eisenhower replies and congratulates all concerned with design and building of the Discoverer and tells them that the American people are proud of them. (Natural sound)

    Comb. F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2974.23
    Media URN:
    85384
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:31:00 / 01:40:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 3392 C

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