Earth close-up. (1977)

Film-document №56145 3 parts, Duration: 0:09:31 to collection Price category G
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The film tells the story of the development of special equipment for taking pictures from space, the international experiment "Rainbow" in orbit, the development of a technique infallible reading space photos.

Space | Space programs

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Description and principle of operation for the photographic space.

Man toggle switches.

Preparations for the experiment, "Rainbow", the scientists are working on a new model of the spaceship "Soyuz" with a special photo-bay.

The tests cover the photo-testing window in a variety of conditions.

View of the hall and equipment (camera turned on its side).

Space equipment.

Operators at the control panel.

Preparation techniques for testing in the thermal vacuum chamber.

Meeting of the Soviet and German scientists in the Cosmonaut Training Center. V.F.Bykovsky and Professor Muller rise to the spacecraft.

Astronaut conducts a tour of the ship.

The astronaut and professor of leaving the ship.

Astronauts discuss camera with its creators.

Preflight preparation.

Cosmonauts are tested for overload.

People are thrown into the pool.

Participants in the experiment work out landing in the winter woods.

Elks run away into the forest.

The astronauts equip camp.

People mined and drink birch sap.

Lit warning smoke bomb.

Astronauts beep.

Helicopter over the clearing.

Raising a person on the suspension.

Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Soviet and foreign scientists within the complex.

The delegation takes the field.

Professor Muller takes a shovel and is gaining ground in the package with samples of vegetation.

The setting sun over the cosmodrome.

Airplane on the airfield.

Seeing the astronauts, it says a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany G.Mittag.

V.F.Bykovsky and Ian Sigmund get off the bus and go to the ship.

Astronauts say goodbye to the scientists.

Moscow Mission Control Center.

Alternation: Scientists in the hall DRM missile launch.

Alternation: scientists in MCC Hall, astronauts work in orbit, views of the Earth from space.

Flight Director Eliseev.

Pulling, start shooting.


Animation: Space Station above the Earth.

Animation: a mechanism for compensating the camera, shooting with overlapping frames.

Scientists in the hall of the MCC. Astronauts working in orbit.

Animation: space station floating above the Earth.

Plane takes off.

Experts on the deck of the ship.

The aircraft in the sky.

Pilots flying laboratory AM-30.

The view from the deck of a ship at sea.

Measuring characteristics of control objects on the ground.

The aircraft in the sky.

View of the plantation from the basket lift.

The airport building in Erfurt.

Flying over the forest, views of the village.

The aircraft in the sky.

Ground research equipment.

The recorder displays the information on paper.

Scientists in the field collecting samples and record the data.

A group of scientists near the car.

View of the field across the road.

Panorama of the coast.

Past research vessel floating people on a sailing boat.

Scientists are working on board a ship.

Laboratory equipment.


VF Bykovsky - Cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union.
Sigmund Jahn - Pilot-Cosmonaut of the GDR, the 1st German in space, Hero of the German Democratic Republic, Hero of the Soviet Union, Air Force Major General in retirement.
AS Eliseev - Cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union.
G. Mittag - East German state and political figure.


Moscow region



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