• Short Summary

    Prince Philip visits the Manned Spacecraft Centre in Houston, Texas - Technicolor.

  • Description

    This item is shot in Technicolor.

    Houston, Texas, United States of America (USA).

    Panoramic shot of Houston, Texas - skyscrapers, other buildings, streets etc. A car arriving to Manned Spacecraft Centre in Houston, headquarters of the western world's project to put a man on the Moon. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, leaves car, he shakes hands with several men in front of the building. Employees and gathered public applaud as he walks to entrance.

    Various shots of the Prince Philip walking around the centre looking at various types of space capsules. Experts walking with Prince Philip explaining the machinery. Various shots of Prince Philip looking at moon landing vehicles outside the building. Men around him explain the machinery.

    More shots of the Duke observing machinery and equipment, including space suits. Duke has had an experience of going into spacecraft simulator.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1789.15
    Media URN:
    55163
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:16:00 / 01:27:55:00
    Canister:
    66/22

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