Launch of a new satellite and description of the way it records the weather by means of radar.
Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA. Cut story with American commentary
Two LS. Satellite on launching platform. Various shots of photographic and recording apparatus to be fitted into satellite, showing camera and magnetic tape recorder. Two LS. Satellite is fired. Animated drawings showing the rocket circling the earth and separation of third stage booster. Diagrams showing how the satellite is spinning at 120 revolutions per minute, the course which it will take and the areas which will be photographed. LS. Radar antennae. LS.GV. Radar scanner. Two shots inside office showing recordings being made. LS.Clouds.
NB There is no dope in the file on this story.