STK-ID 41278

Several shots of technicians working on "Alouette" satellite. Low level AERIAL SHOT of Shirley Bay, Defence Research Board establishment. Cut to shots of scientist discussing various details. Several shots of American scientists testing "Alouette" satellite in a Washington space center, causing satellite to spin rapidly while noting readings on meters, checking extensible antennae. Exterior views of the Goddard space flight center, of the sign: "NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center". Sequence on tests carried out in Toronto: satellite in centrifuge, satellite spinning on its axis with antennae extended. Shots of technicians testing extensibility of antennae. Night LS of satellite rocket, of command bunker. LS of launch and FOLLOW SHOT of rocket airborne. Cut to observers looking up. Cut to press conference, men sitting behind desk, US and other flags on both sides. One of the banners is of the Defence Research Board of Canada. CU of ensignia of DRB.


Excerpt from
Canada - US Relations
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
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