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JC-130A Air Recovery Of Space Capsule

Public Domain Stock Footage JC-130A Air Recovery Of Space Capsule

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keywords: nasa, space capsule, jc-130a hercules aircraft, mid-air retrieval

Synopsis: JC-130A Hercules aircraft snares a space capsule in mid-flight as it floats down on its parachute....(read more)

  • Date: 1963
  • Duration: 00:07:49
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Unknown

JC-130A: Air Recovery Of Space Capsule

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JC-130A: Air Recovery Of Space Capsule

Unedited color footage of the mid-air retrieval of a space capsule August 1963. JC-130A Hercules aircraft, with trailing trapeze device, in flight. Space capsule being snared by trailing device and being hoisted toward aircraft. CU air-to-air view of JC-130A in flight. Cargo door opens and trapeze device deployed. Capsule captured by the trapeze device and being hoisted into aircraft. Cargo door closes, JC-130A turning away from camera aircraft. Rear view of copilot at JC-130A controls. Shows trapeze hoisting device at rear cargo door of JC-130A aircraft with two crew members. Shows capsule parachute being pulled through trapeze device. Shows trapeze device with parachute and space capsule moving back inside of aircraft. Note the two crew members without attached safety lines wearing parachutes.