Pioneer V sun satellite is launched into orbit around the sun. Cape Canaveral, America.
Unissued / Unused material.
Title - 'Pioneer V sun satellite sets radio record'.
Cape Canaveral. Florida, United States of America (USA).
Various shot of the Pioneer V satellite having its paddlewheel solar recharging cells attached for the launching.
Various shot of the launching of the satellite, which is carried by a Thor-Able three-stage rocket.
Good shots exterior and interior of the Jodrell Bank telescope in Cheshire, which is tracing the Pioneer's path.
Various shots of radar screens in California and Los Angeles receiving signals from the satellite.
Various shots of Dr Adolf Teale as he explains that Pioneer's transmitters can be controlled from the earth when it is fifty million miles away.
Cataloguer's note: American commentary.