NASA Gemini spacecraft reentering the Earth's atmosphere and being recovered after splashdown in the ocean
United States USA Date:1967 Duration:4 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
A NASA Gemini spacecraft in orbit. Views from a Gemini spacecraft window as it reenters earth's atmosphere from orbit. Hot particles burn off the oblative heat shield of the spacecraft. Short montage of Gemini entry images. Momentary view of striped parachute billowing above, as seen from inside a spacecraft. The Gemini spacecraft seen from a helicopter, as it descends over water during recovery. The spacecraft splashing down and its parachute collapsing in the water. Recovery personnel parachuting from a helicopter, which also drops a life raft and supplies, close to the floating space capsule. Astronauts being helped into rafts and then hauled up into the recovery helicopter. A Titan II launch vehicle taking off from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
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