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1968 - Color, NASA: Debrief Apollo 8 - Introduction

Reel Number: 221052-03

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1968

Country: USA

Location: cape kennedy / canaveral,Florida,Moon,Outer Space

TC Begins: 02:57:06

TC Ends: 03:25:35

Duration: 00:28:29

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1968 - Color, NASA: Debrief Apollo 8 - Introduction 1970s introduction to ‘Debrief Apollo 8’ for Lewis History of Space Travel Series - Jim Burnett of NASA’s Lewis Research Center in Cleveland OH. 02:57:40 Spectacular launch scenes - Apollo VIII. Rocket & engines on display in hangar - VO re provenance of components - from all corners of US. VS rocket on launch pad. CU lift off. 02:59:43 Astronauts being suited up - Bormann, Lovell and Anders. Further CUs of launch; command module breaking through atmosphere? VO re mission of Apollo VIII. 03:01:27 Good shots Earth from space. VO historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. Interiors spacecraft. 03:03:59 VS mission control room - flight controllers at consoles. AV communications ship and aircraft. Huge radar dishes. Mission control - men on telephones - VO Henry Ford commenting on conquest of space. 03:06:08 Sun - explosions from sun’s surface. Sun spot & solar flare activity monitored by SPAN - computers and telescopes. 03:06:58 First television shot of earth from space; interiors of spacecraft; ‘miles from earth’ counter. 03:07:46 Thomas J Watson Jr, Chairman of IBM, VO re space race. CU computer reels turning. VO Dr. Ralph Bunch of UN re space travel over shots of moon. 03:09:28 Christmas Eve - night shots street scenes - neon lights, Christmas trees, shop windows - moving news flash / zip re Apollo 8 - Newspapers - VO Bob Hope comments on space flight. Surface of the moon - long tracking shots. 03:13:17 Interiors space capsule w/ VO astronomer Dr. Leo Goldberg re importance of space mission - astronaut carrying out repair inside module. 03:15:19 Surface of moon - VO astronauts’ Christmas message to America - read from Bible - The Creation, Genesis - “From the crew of Apollo 8 we close with good night, good luck and Merry Christmas - and God bless all of you on the good Earth”. 03:18:06 Isaac Asimov VO w/ shots of Earth from Apollo 8 - Apollo 8 mission “places me in the unaccustomed position of being over-conservative”. 03:19:32 27Dec68 - Mission control - spashdown at night in sea. Astronauts picked up by helicopter at dawn; astronauts onto ship’s deck to applause. Controllers celebrate. Astronauts wave. 03:21:38 Good night shots of Apollo 9 / Apollo IX on launch pad at Cape Kennedy. 03:23:44 Presenter to camera re work at the Lewis Research Center - shows experiments on zero gravity / propellants. Space Race; Moon landing; 1968; NOTE: Any continuous 15 minutes sold at per reel rate.

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