American Thor rockets are installed at R.A.F. base in Feltwell, Norfolk.
Item title reads - Rocket for RAF. (Royal Air Force).
M/S of the Thor rockets, C/U as camera pans up one. Various shots as rockets are uncovered. M/S of American officers watching. C/U Group Captain Frank Willan. C/U sign 'Pad 1 positively no admittance', with base behind. M/S airman walking with guard dog. M/S as officers stand to attention. C/U man's face, camera pans down to his identity tag. Various shots of the air base. M/S of the bottom of the rocket. M/S of caravan control room on the site. M/S launch control officer and consult operator master navigator Brown checking his instrument panel. M/S liquid oxygen flowing through pipes during the fuelling of a Thor, and M/S of rocket in its launching position being fuelled. C/U launch control officer Flight Lieutenant Ken Hunter seated at his control panel and speaking over the phone. C/U hand on firing key. M/S rocket motors starting up. Various shots of it blasting into space.