Movie club: Age of pioneers

Video:

Slides:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1E_QjUvhuPLsWIwkolNwkmhGwjfJMv1K-Zah-V-Mx7cg/edit?usp=sharing

Chat:

Lee Wright 7:02 PM
Based on real life or a true story

me 7:02 PM
no sound

Van Quach 7:02 PM
Ok, I will try to fix it

Lee Wright 7:03 PM
Mother’s Day
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Lee Wright 7:04 PM
Ask Alexa to: Rap Mother’s Day

me 7:04 PM
Rap vs Rape

Lee Wright 7:05 PM
rape (RAY /p/)
“Age of Pioneers”
Or “The Spacewalk”

Van Quach 7:06 PM
I think my laptop has problem as it was strong crashed yesterday

Vasanth Prabakar 7:07 PM
How about using microphone Van?

Van Quach 7:07 PM
Maybe today I will listen only since I could’t fix it now

Vasanth Prabakar 7:07 PM
Or restarting your laptop?

Lee Wright 7:07 PM
USA had planned a space launch and the USSR wanted to beat the USA.
Beat the Americans at all costs!
The Space Race
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Lee Wright 7:09 PM
Kennedy said we WILL be the first man on the moon, because the USSR beat us into space.
Two pilots were chosen.
One was brash, one was not.
Leonov
brash
brave but reckless.
broken leg
Leonov was give a younger partner.
workmate
was given…
Leonov tried to help Pasha Belyaev but made things worse.

Vasanth Prabakar 7:12 PM
t

Lee Wright 7:12 PM
choice of words
rotten apple
He hid faults to avoid embarrassing people.
t

Quách Vân 7:14 PM
I will listen, I restarted and it still doesn’t work

Lee Wright 7:15 PM
Leonov told the leaders that he wanted Pasha.
Chain of command
He ran in front of a car to force his friend Pasha to run.
See, Pasha can run!
injury
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Lee Wright 7:17 PM
Test launch
Then real launch
Testing only got so far.
Cause of failure was unknown
The whiskey-tea incident
“We are ready to take a risk.”
launched (/t/)

Vasanth Prabakar 7:21 PM
His 30+ years of reputation at stake if this mission fails.

Lee Wright 7:21 PM
Fly the live mission.
to walk in space
an EVA (extra-vehicular activity)
World broadcast
for PR
incidents
mishaps
Got into orbit
Went well at first.
His suit inflated somehow.
and got stiff
couldn’t bend his joints
knees and elbows
Why didn’t Leonov answer?
Didn’t want to tell the world.
The ballet interruption
Might abandon him?
He didn’t want a management meeting to decide for him.
Had to enter the airlock head-first.
airlock door

Jörgen Olsson 7:28 PM
hatch?

Lee Wright 7:28 PM
9 times out of 10
he couldn’t turn around to close the outer airlock door
He had to deflate his suit
by losing his air
He told Pasha to blow the airlock and leave him behind.

Vasanth Prabakar 7:30 PM
Dead zone?

Lee Wright 7:30 PM
On the “dark side” — no line of sight

Jörgen Olsson 7:32 PM
passed off?

Lee Wright 7:32 PM
do CPR
eject
blow
disposable

Quách Vân 7:33 PM
Why did Leonow can turn around to close the hatch but his ex young workmate couldn’t?

Lee Wright 7:33 PM
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
fuel
(FEW wul)
He deflated his suit
by releasing all air from the suit
more flexible
tehter
tether rope

Jörgen Olsson 7:34 PM
passed away?

Quách Vân 7:34 PM
AH, thank you

Vasanth Prabakar 7:34 PM
pass out?

Lee Wright 7:35 PM
momentarily clinically dead
but he was revived by Pasha
Oxygen was leaking INTO the cabin
so atmosphere was becoming pure oxygen
toxic and flammable/explosive
Had to manually disconnect a cable to blow air into the cabin
Disconnect the yellow cable
Both passed out
oxygen toxicity
His dream from childhho\od
shocked him
and he jerked and pulled the yellow cable

Vasanth Prabakar 7:37 PM
t

Lee Wright 7:41 PM
Childhood-adult memory links
Landing – What can go wrong?
An automatic cycle didn’t fire/didn’t work.
So they couldn’t land where they expected.
And their spinning couldn’t let them line up properly.
So had to use all their fuel to align to the Earth to enter atmosphere at a proper angle.
Worried about space technology landing in China
or USA
But Chief Engineer overrode the military
because it was space program jurisdiction
center of gravity

Sergey Kotyukov 7:44 PM
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Vasanth Prabakar 7:44 PM
t

Lee Wright 7:45 PM
Landed in the Ural Mountains, snow-laden, freezing
Shortwave radio operator
received their Morse Code
It bounces off the atmosphere
Beacon
emergency beacon
radio beacon
warm temperatures
batteries
built a fire
walked around
fired two flares
had one flare left
burn evergreen tree branches
Search parties
Morse code guy helped narrow search area down to Square 52
62

Sergey Kotyukov 7:48 PM
t

Jörgen Olsson 7:48 PM
amateur?

Lee Wright 7:49 PM
VN
His radio monitoring was illegal.
Sit to jail
land
to land in jail
triangulaion
triangulation
a lot of suspense

Sergey Kotyukov 7:54 PM
t

Lee Wright 7:54 PM
Belyaev’s friend was the helicopter pilot
radiation
toilet
personalities
Even his arrival on Earth with his girl was tied back to his childhood memories.
lack of coordination between gov’t organizations
technical genius
Slides
Landed after jet incident
ejection seat was pinned by mistake
General was watching him
to choose him for the space program
fire truck
hat band
turquoise hatband was KGB
KGB was in the Space Program
Green for border guards
?
flightsuit
helmet
parachute

Gerard Arbat 8:04 PM
q

Lee Wright 8:04 PM
Turbine air into the nose
exhaust out the tail
lab coat
doctor’s coat
sitting on benches
holding straps to keep from falling down when walking
round portholes
pull ring
leather jackets
called flak jackets
portholes

Gerard Arbat 8:06 PM
q

Lee Wright 8:07 PM
grenade – pull the pin
a reserve
main and reserve parachutes
apple with a bruise
coffee table
TV
easel for painting
easel
piano
canvas
easel holds the canvas

Gerard Arbat 8:08 PM
apple

Lee Wright 8:08 PM
paint on the canvas
TV stand
chair
curtains

Vasanth Prabakar 8:09 PM
who is on the book cover?

Lee Wright 8:09 PM
heavy and light curtains

Gerard Arbat 8:09 PM
q

Lee Wright 8:09 PM
shelves on the walls
We has 22
11
after 10:00 pm
test pattern
metronome on the piano
sheet music
for timing the rhythm or tempo
paint brushes

Quách Vân 8:12 PM
no

Lee Wright 8:12 PM
hospital room
bed
or cot
bed frame
steam radiators for heating
plants
lamp
harness
or holding the leg up high
crack or split
too old
end table
pillow
sheets
cot
springs
cheap metal frame

Jörgen Olsson 8:14 PM
t

Lee Wright 8:14 PM
desk
ventilation duct
two-tone wall
white and green

Gerard Arbat 8:15 PM
q

Lee Wright 8:15 PM
tiles
easy to clean

Vasanth Prabakar 8:15 PM
c

Lee Wright 8:15 PM
window sills
have plants on them
Paint Store – white or green paint
TWo choices
astronaut suits
or spacesuits
lab coats
doctors
visor
space helmets
an oxygen backpack
diagrams on the bulletin board on the wall
gloves
taping their sleeves
sun visor
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Lee Wright 8:18 PM
airtight
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Lee Wright 8:19 PM
hermetic
seal
watertight
overlapping tape
hangar
one technician has just been electrocuted
and is being thrown backward
He lacked on his back dead.
catwalks
above ground level
oscillograph
metal framework in the ceiling
crates
boxes
suitcase
metal

me 8:22 PM
zink

Lee Wright 8:22 PM
zinc
cheap
sparks

Gerard Arbat 8:22 PM
scaffold

Lee Wright 8:22 PM
He had a heart attack earlier
doctor
clock on wall
trench coat or overcoat
surgical cap on the doctor
desk lamp
needs to rest
briefcase on the chair
cot

Gerard Arbat 8:24 PM
t

Lee Wright 8:24 PM
desk
curtains
sofa?
plant on top of the cabinet
coat rack
has a lab coat hanging on the coat rack
Getting ready to leave the Earth
train and train tracks
soldiers
and civilians
stripes on the sleeves
ushankas
cardinal’s hat?
waving goodbye
moving heavy loads
tradition, go to toilet before flying

Vasanth Prabakar 8:28 PM
q

Lee Wright 8:29 PM
What is the LCD display on his left sleeve?
locking collar connects the helmet to the suit
visibility in the snow — orange stripe
CCCP
= USSR
tether line
drawing
pencil

“space pen”
money is better

Vasanth Prabakar 8:31 PM
stipend?

Jörgen Olsson 8:31 PM
allowance

Vasanth Prabakar 8:31 PM
scholorship

Lee Wright 8:31 PM
Shortwave radio operator
or ham operator

Jörgen Olsson 8:32 PM
They detached many things..

Lee Wright 8:32 PM
amateur (AM uh CHUR)
microphone
Famous radio announcer
North Korea’s Pink Lady
Very good movie!
Age of Pioneers

Vasanth Prabakar 8:34 PM
q

me 8:35 PM
1. What if that space shuttle landed in your country’s territory at that time? What would have happened?
2. Who is the man that received their radio signal? Why is he afraid of getting caught and ended up in jail?
3. Why isn’t Pavel a brave man like Alexei? What does make him hesitant?

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