Technicians watch controls as they test a spacecraft and a chimpanzee is placed in the spacecraft in United States.
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:2 min 35 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Project Mercury program in United States. Trainees with chimpanzees. A chimpanzee couch. Technicians watch controls as they test a spacecraft in a test chamber. U.S. Air Force airplane delivers the spacecraft to the test center. Men stand in a group and talk. The spacecraft is towed with a tug. A chimpanzee on a couch is taken out from a van. The spacecraft is suspended over altitude chamber prior to the test. A chimpanzee named 'Ham' is taken to the test chamber. It is placed in the spacecraft. Technicians work in a control room. The door to altitude chamber is closed. The chimpanzee in a couch container. Technicians inspect the spacecraft and an impact bag.
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