Newsreel item about failed attempt to launch Vanguard satellite into space, USA.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
Faulty wire causes the Vanguard failure, United States of America (USA).
Various shots satellite. LS nose of rocket. Two shots of men putting satellite into nose of rocket. LS nose of rocket. LS launching base. MS radar scanners. Various shots of rocket being launched and of it travelling up into space. Narrator explains that faulty wiring caused the rocket and satellite to crash into the sea.
Date on dope sheet is 01/05/1958.