Jodrell Bank, Cheshire.
Various shots (night) of the telescope and the USAF radar van, coming out of the van is Miss Thelma Hough of Crewe (who is helping the Americans with secretarial work) going into van is the American Mr. John Tabor. LS. MS.CU. Radio Telescope control room with the new...
Pathe looks over America's efforts to send a rocket to the moon.
American rocket Pioneer IV takes off on trip to orbit round the sun.
The geophysical year begins around the world.
Compilation of library material making up a retrospective of 1958 news events.
Pioneer V sun satellite is launched into orbit around the sun. Cape Canaveral, America.
NASA push ahead with the race to the Moon with the launch of Pioneer Rocket from Florida.
Pathe looks back of the World's major events in 1957.
Americans pioneer in orbit flight around the sun.
Carrier rocket, earth receding, exterior of observatory, radio receiver, scientists, still of Laika.
American space chimpanzee flies to orbit, returns and being examined.
NASA scientists do early work on the Moon shot - with help from Jodrell Bank in England.
Various shots of NATO jet fighters and anti-aircraft crew scrambling in joint exercises.
Russia starts a political offensive.
Telescope at Jodrell Bank listens to Soviet space probe + cosmonaut visits London.
Kennedy goes to look after the health of his new son who was born prematurely.
Various shots of American 'Thor' missile preparing for take off and shots of take off.
Jodrell Bank records bleeps from satellite.
American newsreel story about observatory in New Mexico where sun is studied.
Footage of US war cameramen with their handheld cameras.
Good footage of the moon surface as seen through the lens of a telescope.
The two man Gemini flight to the moon and its return; Ranger Nine sends live photos of moon.
Six short films. Film Premier, RAF technical training, RAF riding school, RAF football, The weather ship and women's swim wear.
USAF B-524 bomber flies around world without refuelling.
Biopic tracing the life of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.