First ever rocket to escape from the earth's gravity - Russian Lunik rocket.
Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).
Russian title 'Daily News - Soviet Rocket in Cosmos'.
Various shots of the newspapers headlines announcing first rocket ever to escape the earth's gravity - Soviet spacecraft Lunik in 1959. An animated description of a trip to the universe. Various shots inside space centre control room showing people working on complex machinery following the flight of the rocket. Several shots of the workers at various factories gathered around speakers listening to flight reports. GV. Domes of the observatory. MS. & CU. Man looking through telescope. LS. Personality speaking, & CU. Man on the underground speaking into mike, people on the escalators behind him. CU. Drawing of rocket to moon. CU. Two men, one seated at table drawing. CU. Man speaking - no sound.
Date found in the old record - 01/01/1959.