Atlas rocket with Mercury Capsule takes off from Cape Canaveral.
Titles read: "CAPE CANAVERAL - SUCCESS AND ALL'S WELL".
Florida, United States of America.
General view of an Atlas rocket with a Mercury Capsule on the launching site at night, surrounded by scaffolding. Press officer talks to journalists. Pan down the rocket to the transfer van. Astronaut Lieutenant Commander Malcolm Scott Carpenter gets out of the transfer van in space suit and gets into the lift with other men.
The lift goes up the side of the rocket. Crowd of workers stand around the base of the rocket. Carpenter gets into the capsule and the hatch is put on. The rocket starts up and lifts off from the launch pad. Pressmen watch as the rocket takes off into the air.