Details
FOOTAGE number
BOF745802
Title
Project Mercury: Mastery of Space
Date
1960 (C20th)
Description
This historical documentary traces the development of Project Mercury through the sub-orbital flight of Astronaut Alan Shepard in Freedom 7 (first American in space on May 5, 1961) and the orbital flight of Astronaut John Glenn in Friendship 7. These first manned space flights are related to later missions that would take man to the Moon.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 1920 × 1080 px 4,295 MB 5225
Copyright
Out of copyright

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