The launching of Echo satellite from Cape Canaveral in the United States. The satellite-Echo I, a 100 foot balloon, is carried by a rocket into an orbit. Men watch the rocket. The rocket is launched from a launching pad. The giant balloon acts as a radio mirror and bounces long range messages from the earth off its surface. U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower stands with other dignitaries and listens to the voices relayed by the Echo balloon from the space.
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