• Short Summary

    Amazing journey into space - great images of Gemini XI 850 miles above Earth - Technicolor.

  • Description

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Space & Atlantic Ocean.

    LV. American astronaut Richard Gordon on nose of Gemini XI. LV. Gordon on Agena putting tow line on. CU. Astronaut squatting on Gemini. He stands up, moves to edge of Gemini and jumps. Various shots of the space. Parachute with capsule descends into water. Helicopter hovering over the capsule. Close up shot of a capsule. Helicopter hovering over capsule. Close shots of a capsule. Astronauts climb out. First climbs on the top of capsule and jumps into rubber dinghy. Frogman is there to get them. SV. As other astronaut climbs to edge of Gemini and jumps into dinghy to join the other. GV. Helicopter lowers hoist to pull astronauts up. SV. First astronaut being hauled up. CU. Helicopter pilot. GV. Second astronaut about to be hauled up. SV. Second astronaut being hauled up. SV. The empty Gemini. GV. Helicopter flying back to carrier 'Guam' - carrier in background. GV. Astronauts step from helicopter. LV. Astronauts walk away from camera along deck of the carrier.

    Note in the old file reading: Newsreel use only - copyright N.A.S.A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2007.13
    Media URN:
    55864
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:41:00 / 01:22:11:00
    Canister:
    66/76

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