American space researchers catch a capsule from a satellite in a plane.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Catching A Space Capsule". American voiceovered newsreel material.
United States of America (USA).
Various shots taken from an American Flying Boxcar cargo plane as it goes hunting for and catches in mid-air, a capsule dropping down from space by a Discoverer satellite, and is towed back to earth at the end of a long tie line. MS as the three hundred pound capsule is unloaded from plane.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 17/11/1960.