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  • Short Summary

    Schoolboys in Kettering are tracking a Russian satellite using amateur equipment.

  • Description

    Kettering, Northamptonshire

    SCHOOLBOYS TRACKING SATELLITES

    V.S. Of the group of schoolboys with a couple of teachers at work on the pieces of amateur equipment on which they are following the path of a Russian satellite launching base. C.U. Shots at controls of signal generator, communication receiver and a tape recorder. The position of a satellite is marked on chart. M.S. Sign 'Kettering Grammar School'. G.V. Of the modern school.

    Seated L to R:
    Anthony Mellors (Aged 16) Communications receiver
    Kevin Munns (Aged 16) Signal Generator
    David Hall (Aged 17) Standard Time Signal
    Arthur York (Aged 15) Tape recorder
    Graham Coleman (Aged 17) Desk Calculator
    Science Master, Geoffrey Perry
    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    3243.03
    Media URN:
    90559
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:57:00 / 01:10:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 4239 C

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