13167_8928_space_orbit.mov

13167_8928_space_orbit

Soviets in Germany hold up an American military convoy at a checkpoint in Berlin. Soviets arrest Yale professor Frederick Barghoorn for spying in Moscow and is released. “Strides in Space” Rocket launches. Narrator talks about astronaut Gordon Cooper’s flight around the world. Cooper lands his capsule in the water by hand. Sailors greet him as he is recovered from the capsule. Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova is the first woman in space. Tereshkova stands with Andriyan Nikolayev, husband and fellow cosmonaut.

1960s
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B&W
Not Explicit