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First Film Footage From Space (1963)

- May 4, 2012 in Films, Films: 1960s, Films: Clip, Films: Documentary, footage of earth from space, nasa, non-article, space, titan II



Universal Newsreel showing footage of the launch of a Titan II rocket in 1963 along with images from the unmanned capsule of the first stage being dropped. Beneath the falling debris of the discarded first stage the curvature of the earth is clearly visible: “Through the magic of the camera earthlings take their first ride into space.”

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