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NASA Astronauts - Jungle Survival Training

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keywords: panama, canal zone, nasa astronauts, jungle survival training, choco indians, snake meat, iguana meat, coconut milk

Synopsis: NASA Astronauts visit the Panama Canal Zone for jungle survival training assisted by the local Choco natives and their knowledge of local food, fauna and environment....(read more)

  • Date: 1960's
  • Duration: 00:05:52
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Panama Canal Zone

NASA Astronauts - Jungle Survival Training

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NASA Astronauts - Jungle Survival Training

Coverage of survival training in the Canal Zone of l4 Apollo astronauts in the 1960's. Astronauts included Maj Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., Capt William A. Anders, Capt Charles A Bassett II, Capt Michael Collins, Capt Donn F. Eisele, Capt Theodore C. Freeman, Capt David R. Scott, Capt Russell Schweikart, Lt Alan L. Bean (USN), Lt Cmdr Roger B. Chaffee (USN), Capt Clifton C. Williams, Jr., (USMC) and R. Walter Cunningham. Shows Astronauts in Indian village eating snake and iguana, meeting Indian Chief. Choco Chief shaking hands with astronauts. Groups of Choco Indians watching astronauts around native hut. Astronauts eating snake and iguana meat. Scenes of astronauts drinking coconut milk and chief slicing meat. Astronauts around fire, eating and taking pictures. CU of native chief and other Indians, then astronauts shaking hands with them and heading into jungle.

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