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Why was the landing of Friendship 7 skipped in The Right Stuff?

I noticed that they skipped the landing of Friendship 7 in The Right Stuff. I was waiting to see how the astronaut will make it out, as I know the landing deploy got wrong in middle of orbiting the ...
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How did The Right Stuff get a PG rating with so many uses of the f-word?

I'm curious how the movie The Right Stuff (1983) got away with a PG rating when there are at least 4 occurrences of the f-word. I'm not certain if there have ever been any hard set and official rules ...
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Stock Footage of Alan Shepard in The Right Stuff?

In The Right Stuff (1983) lots of stock footage is used. There's one scene in particular that I'm pretty sure uses stock footage. But I'd like a confirmation. It's the scene when Alan Shepard is about ...
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