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  • Short Summary

    American space researchers catch a capsule from a satellite in a plane.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Catching A Space Capsule". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots taken from an American Flying Boxcar cargo plane as it goes hunting for and catches in mid-air, a capsule dropping down from space by a Discoverer satellite, and is towed back to earth at the end of a long tie line. MS as the three hundred pound capsule is unloaded from plane.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 17/11/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.15
    Media URN:
    82039
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:56:00 / 01:20:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 3425 F

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