Launching of a Pershing missile in Cape Canaveral, Florida. A sign reads: "Atlantic Missile Range, Pershing Launch Area No. 30, Army Ballistic Missile Agency". A missile hangar. Views of a gantry and a blockhouse. Signs read "Cape Canaveral". " Patrick AFB", "Welcome to Cocoa Beach, Space Capital USA", "Atlantic Missile Range, Station No. 1, Air Force Missile Test Center".
Shows scientist working on the 'Transit' satellite (new navigational system for airmen and mariners of the World) in orbit at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Thor-Able-Star rocket launched to place the satellite in orbit.
President Dwight D Eisenhower visits Missile Test Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. President arrives with a convoy of cars. He inspects the Missile placed on the launch pad. The President speaks to The Officer in charge. U.S. Army written on the Missile. President Eisenhower climbs the gantry crane.
The launch of Polaris missile from Cape Canaveral in Florida. A truck hauls the Polaris missile container. Hatches of the USS George Washington (SSBN-598) opened. A man rotates control wheel of the submarine. The hatches of the submarine are closed. A fire control crew operates switches on a control panel. Men watch through binoculars. The two Polaris missiles launched from the submarine underway at sea.
Animation of simulated view of the solar system. Model of Pioneer 5A satellite. Satellite orbits moon and earth. View of Atlas -Able 5A on launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Animation of radiation belt encircles earth and satellite penetrates the belt. Surface of the moon with its craters.
Civilian technicians perform tests on Pioneer 5A satellite at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Pioneer 5A shows polished exterior aluminum skin. View of its interior and its various components. Technicians perform tests on Pioneer 5A in space tech labs. Solar collector table. Pioneer 5A fan type solar collectors.