342 USAF 29448A R4

342 USAF 29448A R4

$105.00

Excelsior III, Kittinger’s Jump, August 1960
Coverage of Excelsior III, in which Capt. Joseph Kittinger jumped from an altitude of 103,000 feet from a balloon gondola on August 16, 1960.

Product Description

Coverage of Excelsior III, in which Capt. Joseph Kittinger jumped from an altitude of 103,000 feet from a balloon gondola on August 16, 1960. Shows balloon starting ascent. Technicians installing cameras and instruments in gondola. Scenes of airmen laying out balloon on ground prior to inflation. Shows Capt. Kittinger being helped into gondola, and balloon starting to rise. Shows men around Capt. Kittinger on ground after jump and Kittinger walking to H-21 helicopter. Scenes of medics helping Capt. Kittinger out of gear — also shows his swollen hand and neck burns. Scenes of Capt. Kittinger in van prebreathing oxygen; technicians rigging gondola to balloon; Kittinger inspecting gondola; technicians making adjustments to gondola instruments and recovery chute; and balloon being inflated and starting to rise
Runtime: 00:01:39
Sound: no
File: high definition 1920×1080/24p ProRes422.
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