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NASA Astrochimp Ham The Chimp Returns From Space

Public Domain Stock Footage NASA Astrochimp Ham The Chimp Returns From Space

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keywords: nasa, space race, ham the chimpanzee, mercury space capsule

Synopsis: Activities at Holloman Air Force Base preps the chimpanzee called Ham for his space adventure in a NASA Mercury capsule and his eventual return to Earth...(read more)

  • Date: 1961
  • Duration: 00:10:36
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States

NASA Astrochimp - Ham The Chimp Returns From Space

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NASA Astrochimp - Ham The Chimp Returns From Space

Shows Ham being given physical examination by doctor, playing with his handler and another chimp. Shows Ham in flight suit and placed in a special Biopack couch before being placed in a mockup of the Mercury capsule. CU of Biopack couch, with Ham the Chimp inside, in the mockup of the Mercury capsule. Shows a flashing light operated by Ham. Shows Ham and his handler looking at press clippings of his flight. CU of newspaper and magazine press clippings.