Telescope at Jodrell Bank listens to Soviet space probe + cosmonaut visits London.
No title. Venus calling - British radio telescope listened across space to Soviet probe at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire.
Angle shot of radio telescope, panning down from antenna. Various shots of telescope. We hear crackling static sound - narrator explains this was the noise transmitted across space by the Russian probe. M/S astronomer at controls. More shots of telescope.
Soviet cosmonaut / astronaut - Valeri Bykovski - arrives by plane at London airport.
L/S Illyushin Airliner taxiing at London Airport. C/U insignia. M/S cosmonaut coming down steps of aircraft. L/S crowd gathered around cosmonaut. A girl presents Bykovski with a bouquet. Various C/Us Bykovski.
Bykovski is visiting the UK at the invitation of the British-Soviet Friendship Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.