Rocket being fired, capsule lifted out of rough seas onto deck of the destroyer, monkey.
Wallops Island, Virginia.
Documentation on file, American commentary.
Various shots of the 'Sam' monkey being fitted into form-fitting couch lined with shock absorbent plastic foam. Two shots of rocket being fired, and of it moving up into space. Air to air of plane flying over sea, ship can be seen below. Various shots of the capsule which separated from booster rocket, being lifted out of rough seas onto deck of the destroyer. Two shots of monkey.