Russian astronaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov dies on re-entry into earth's atmosphere.
No title - Death of Russian spaceman Colonel Vladimir Komarov.
Various shots of a spaceship on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere. C/U and M/S newspaper headlines announcing the death of Komarov. C/U Komarov's picture. C/U headlines 'Spaceship falls 4 1/2 miles in landing failure'. Various shots of Komarov in training floating about inside capsule. C/U inside the first space capsule for three men which Komarov piloted in 1964. C/U Komarov.
M/S of Yuri Gagarin. M/S of crowd. M/S Gagarin with Nikita Khruschev. M/S of Ed White doing American walk in space. Various shots of space capsule in flight. M/S of a sea landing. C/U's of the three American astronauts, Ed White, Virgil Grissom and Roger Chaffee, who were killed by a fire in their capsule. Various shots of the burnt-out American space capsule. M/S of Komarov with his family. C/U Komarov. M/S of the moon.