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  • Short Summary

    Surveyor lifts off on an Atlas Centaur rocket, animation of its flight, pictures from the Moon.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cape Kennedy (Cape Canaveral), Florida, United States of America / USA

    Various shots, the Surveyor, a spider-like unmanned spacecraft with legs and antenna, camera mountings, is set for a soft landing on the moon. (Poor picture quality). LS Dramatic shot of the Surveyor blasting off on an Atlas Centaur rocket (no camera tilt). LS Rocket goes through clouds.

    CU Animation of rocket in flight showing the protective panels and nose coating dropping away, then four minutes after launch, the Atlas booster separates. Twelve minutes after launch, the Centaur separates leaving the Surveyor to continue alone. The animation continues showing the Surveyor's approach to the Moon's surface and its final descent. Lastly it is shown beaming pictures back to Earth. CU Images, first of the Surveyor itself then, of the Moon, sent back by Surveyor.

    Note: Date on original record: 05/06/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3206.13
    Media URN:
    89794
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:05:00 / 01:52:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 4146 D

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