Launch of Redstone Booster rocket in to space from Cape Canaveral in the United States
Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).
Americans launch another rocket into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Title: "Capsule Recovery: Progress Toward Man in Space"
LS. Redstone booster rocket at Cape Canaveral in launching position, and closer shot. Elevated shot as the rocket is fired. Pan with the rocket as it streaks towards sky. LS. One of the 'Project Mercury' astronauts watching the path of the rocket through telescope. Tracking shot of the rocket in flight.
LS. Observers go to meet helicopter. CU. & MS. As the helicopter brings in the capsule which was fired from the rocket. MS. Two men standing beside the capsule which has United States written on it. CU. Man looking through window in the capsule. LS. As the capsule is hauled aboard truck.
Date found in the paper record - 21/12/1960.
Note: The launch is part of the US space programme to send a man into space