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  • Short Summary

    US "Stargazer" balloon takes off to collect astrological data

  • Description

    Location: Holloman US Air Force Base, New Mexico

    Title reads: "Balloon Pioneers: First Clear Look at the Stars"

    LS. Balloon named "Stargazer", which will carry two men to 81,000ft, being inflated at Holloman Air Force Base New Mexico. MS. William C. White & Captain Joseph W. Kittinger Jr. climbing aboard the capsule slung beneath balloon.

    MS. The two men inside capsule. LS. Pan up with the capsule as it leaves the ground. MS. Men inside capsule. MS. Man giving running commentary during flight from ground. Ground to air shot looking vertically up of balloon in flight. Shot of starry sky including moon taken from capsule. (Comb. FG.)

    Note: There should be a soundtrack to this item. The voice over is detailed in the paper work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3082.21
    Media URN:
    87325
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:05:00 / 01:45:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 3697 C

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