• Short Summary

    Rocket being fired, capsule lifted out of rough seas onto deck of the destroyer, monkey.

  • Description

    Wallops Island, Virginia.

    Documentation on file, American commentary.

    Various shots of the 'Sam' monkey being fitted into form-fitting couch lined with shock absorbent plastic foam. Two shots of rocket being fired, and of it moving up into space. Air to air of plane flying over sea, ship can be seen below. Various shots of the capsule which separated from booster rocket, being lifted out of rough seas onto deck of the destroyer. Two shots of monkey.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2934.02
    Media URN:
    84487
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:43:00 / 01:01:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 3296 B

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