Schoolboys in Kettering are tracking a Russian satellite using amateur equipment.
SCHOOLBOYS TRACKING SATELLITES
V.S. Of the group of schoolboys with a couple of teachers at work on the pieces of amateur equipment on which they are following the path of a Russian satellite launching base. C.U. Shots at controls of signal generator, communication receiver and a tape recorder. The position of a satellite is marked on chart. M.S. Sign 'Kettering Grammar School'. G.V. Of the modern school.
Seated L to R:
Anthony Mellors (Aged 16) Communications receiver
Kevin Munns (Aged 16) Signal Generator
David Hall (Aged 17) Standard Time Signal
Arthur York (Aged 15) Tape recorder
Graham Coleman (Aged 17) Desk Calculator
Science Master, Geoffrey Perry