• Short Summary

    Edward White prepares to take his first walk in space as rocket launches from Cape Kennedy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - World hails space heroes.

    Edward White prepares to take first walk in space. Cape Kennedy. America (USA).

    M/S Edward White and James McDivitt checking papers. L/S as they walk towards building to get suits on. L/S Titan rocket on pad. M/S pan as they walk into rocket in their suits. L/S of the rocket. Various shots of the two astronauts in the capsule. C/U's as they check instruments. M/S as the rocket prepares to launch, it fires and lifts off. Various shots of President Lyndon Baines Johnson watching it on television. M/S rocket in flight. Shot from rocket as first stage falls away. Various shots astronaut in space. Various shots of the space gun Major White uses to move around with. M/S White floating around.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1808.19
    Media URN:
    55473
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:59:00 / 01:44:46:00
    Canister:
    65/47

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