Progress Report January To June 1967

An informational film about the Apollo space program and preparations for the first manned Apollo flight. It highlights the changes made to the spacecraft following the 204 accident investigation, including recommendations for improvements. Captain Shira, a veteran astronaut, speaks at a press conference about the confidence needed to fly a manned spacecraft again. The film showcases various simulators used for training, including the Command Module simulator, Lunar Module simulator, and other specialized simulators for different mission elements. It discusses changes in the spacecraft interior, such as improved hatch design and protective covers for wiring and flammable materials. The film also mentions the real-time computer complex, communication systems, and the new lunar receiving laboratory, which will house and analyze lunar samples upon their return to Earth. Overall, the film provides an overview of the advancements and preparations made for the upcoming Apollo missions.

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