Space Center

232449
Date
early 1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives an overall look at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. It includes visitors riding the Lunar Rover vehicle and a look at some of the animals in the Cape Preserve.
Video Details
8:30; color; sound; V-64 BA044; S. 828

Apollo and Gemini

252882
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows actual space footage, Cape Kennedy footage, and spacecraft construction footage. It shows a launch and a spacewalk. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
30:00; color; silent; V-128 DA065; S.1239

Unusual World of Florida

253592
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with...
Video Details
12:53; color; sound; V-74 BA019; S. 828

FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH

253088
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:08; b&w; silent; V-184 AA335; S.828
Description
This film has footage of a missile launch conducted at night at Cape Kennedy. Produced by Telenews.

FLORIDA ROCKET LAUNCH

253089
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:01; b&w; silent; V-184 AA336; S.828
Description
This film has footage of a missile launch conducted during the day at Cape Kennedy. Produced by Telenews.

AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

252867
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-45 AA138; S. 828
Description
This film shows the Aerojet facility in Dade County, maker of solid fuel rocket engines and the fuel they use. Viewers see the opening ceremony of the facility with Governor Farris Bryant and FDC Chairman Wendell Jarrard. The film shows a Polaris at the end. Produced by FDC.

BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

252894
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-239 AA431; S. 828
Description
This film gives a brief historical look at Cape Kennedy, " Florida's gateway to the final frontier." It shows a rocket launch, the visitors center and several space exploration vehicles. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.

PROJECT DELTA ECHO I

253411
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:58; b&w; silent; V-184 AA334; S. 828
Description
This film begins with a group of men inflating a huge silver weather balloon in an aircraft hangar. Next, they fold the balloon into a satellite resembling a pinball. Then, there are scenes of a rocket being prepared for launch. The rocket is filmed taking off, followed by animated scenes of the roc...

FLORIDA AND THE SPACECENTER : PARTNERS IN PROGRESS

253095
Date
Late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
22:15; color; sound; V-7 DA013; S.828
Description
This film gives a little early space program history and then describes the economic impact that space-related industry has on several counties close to Cape Canaveral. It informs the viewer that utilities and other infrastructure needed to be improved and expanded. As the population grew, so did le...

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