Preparations for the maiden voyage of the space shuttle 'Enterprise'
Week number: 78-19
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
In California the first fuel tank intended for space travel in the near future is ready. Later on, an airplane without engine will be assembled to the tank, in which the spacelab can be equipped. The spacelab is being developed under the authority of the European Space Organisation ESA. SHOTS: fuel tank; nuclear physicist Wubbo Ockels in a model of the spacelab and at the Sterrenkundig Instituut (Astronomical Institute); test flight of the first Enterprise build by order of NASA; rocket launch at Cape Canaveral; animation of the Enterprise voyage.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 January 1978