Material relating to newsreel story "Astronauts Return" - 68/86.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Astronauts Return" - 68/86.
Various shots Apollo 7 on launch pad. M/S pan up the rocket from bottom to top. Same shots of the three astronauts Wally Schirra, Walter Cunningham and Donn Eisele as were used in cut story. Various shots preparing equipment, pan across Eisele's spacesuit. M/S officials. L/S Cape Kennedy, pan across it and zoom in to launch pad.
M/S astronauts walking down and getting into truck with engineers. M/S as door is shut. C/U NASA sign on side. M/S as truck drives away. Interior control room. M/S rocket, M/S man with periscope. M/S as rocket fires up and blasts off. M/S man filming it. M/S following rocket up into air. M/S showing part falling away. Various shots of the astronauts inside the capsule. M/S as another part falls away. The cartoon shows how capsule orbited the earth.