Members of the Committee on Space Research meet at Science College in London.
No title - COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) at Imperial College of Science and Technology. South Kensington, London.
Exterior L/S of the Imperial College of Science and Technology. Interior M/S of Doctor Porter talking to Dr. Sveska. C/U's mechanism of a rocket. M/S of the two men looking at the petrel rocket. M/S rocket being launched. M/S as it speeds into the sky. Various animated shots show it landing on the moon Animation of spacecraft beaming back pictures to earth from moon. C/U pan of the moon's surface.
Interior M/S of the members of COSPAR standing on a mosaic of the moon's surface. C/U of their feet. C/U of space administrator Dr. Newell and others bending down to look at the pattern on the floor. M/S of Dr. Newell with Dr. Minnis Newman and Kreplin looking at floor. C/U the photograph of the moon's surface on floor. C/U of Dr. Prokiev with Dr. Newell, pan down to the mosaic. C/U Dr. Nicolet talking to Dr. Freedman of the USA. M/S of the party standing on the mosaic. M/S of America's 50th Delta rocket about to be launched. M/S blast off. M/S of rocket lifting off from pad. M/S of rocket going into space.