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Space Race 1960s - Soviet and American Rocket Launches

Public Domain Stock Footage Space Race 1960s - Soviet and American Rocket Launches

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keywords: cold war, space race, cosmonauts, astronauts, space launches

Synopsis: The Space Race between the Soviet Union and the United States heats up with scenes of space launches of various astronauts and cosmonauts...(read more)

  • Date: 1963
  • Duration: 00:03:01
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Soviet Union

Valentina Tereshkova - First Woman In Space

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Space Race 1960s - Soviet and American Rocket Launches

Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova - the first woman in space was launch aboard Vostok 6 by the Soviet Union June 16, 1963. The footage shown is either the launch of Cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky launched aboard Vostok 5 on June 14, 1963 or Valentina Tereshkova in Vostok 6 launched two days later.

Alan Shepard was launched on top of a Redstone booster. Space launches by the Soviet Union and the United States as the space race heated up. Launch of John Glenn by an Atlas Booster. Launch of Scott Carpenter in a Mercury capsule. Launch of Wally Schirra on a a Mercury- Atlas 8. Launch of Gordon Cooper in the Faith 7 capsule.