A film titled 'Battle glacier to salvage famous stratosphere' shows workers recover the gondola of the balloon that carried Professor Auguste Piccard into the stratosphere. Workers pull the gondola across snow covered region of Tyrolean Alps in Obergurgl in Austria. They attach a sledge to it and pull it. Some people get on top of gondola and celebrate its recovery.
Skiers compete for a trophy offered by explorer Auguste Piccard in gratitude for his rescue near Obergugl, Austria after his stratosphere balloon had fallen last year. Skiers ski on the Otztal Alps. Jennewein Schoepf wins the Piccard Ski Cup.
German Professor Eugen Sänger conceived of a rocket-propelled airplane in 1934. View of his sketches and notes.View of a workshop, close to his home, where Sänger developed his ideas. It is a nondescript building with wooden exterior and "Deutsche Raketenflug-Werft, Vien1934" (German Rocketflight shipyard, Vienna,1934) scrawled on its door. Professor Sänger and an assistant are seen in doorway of the workshop. Interior views of machinery. Blueprint cross-section of Sängers first Rocket motor (the S.R.1) from 1932. Drawing of test facility arrangement from 1932. Drawing of the S.R.2 rocket motor from 1933, with high pressure liquid oxygen cooling. Drawing of testing apparatus and arrangement from 1933, including Bosch fuel injection pump.
Friedrich Schmiedl's rocket-mail in Austria. Schmiedl stands with a rocket. A launch site with a stand on ground. A rocket is launched. A rocket descending by means of a parachute attached to it.
A girl barber shaves a man in a lion cage in Inzersdorf, Austria to test her nerves. The girl barber and the man go into the lion cage. The man sits in a chair. The girl barber drapes a napkin around the man before shaving. The girl shaves the man. A lion in another cage in the background. Spectators watch them.
Exterior of Royal Castle in Vienna, Austria. An exhibition displays various house hold products, electric appliances, winter sport wears and materials. A huge crowd at the exhibition. People observe and buy.