USSR, Britain and USA sign agreement to aid astronauts in trouble regardless of nationality.
No title. Treaty signed to safeguard astronauts, Foreign Office, London.
M/S Foreign Secretary Mr. Stewart, Soviet Ambassador Mr. Smirnovsky and American Ambassador David Bruce signing of Astronaut Treaty. Mr. Stewart signs and it is passed to the Russian Ambassador to sign. C/U American Ambassador signing treaty. M/S Mr. Stewart shaking hands with Russian Ambassador. Camera pans over as Mr. Stewart shakes hands with American Ambassador. They then all shake hands together.
The treaty is an agreement that each country will do everything in their power to assist, rescue and return astronauts in trouble, regardless of nationality.