A Satellite Above the Planet.. (1957)

Film-document №4869 2 parts, Duration: 0:15:07, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Fomina Z.


About the worlk of the Soviet scientists in conquest of space: the launch of the first satellite, rocket with experimental animals.

Historical background

4 October 1957 was launched the world's first artificial Earth satellite. Run carried out by Soviet scientists.

Conquest of Space | International cooperation | Launching a spacecraft "Sputnik-5."


Temporary description

Newsreel. Tsiolkovsky the desk. Flying jet. Dogs are ready to fly in a rocket. Observatory. Astronomical instruments are watching: aerial vehicles, radio hams catch satellite signals. Moscow. Column Hall of the House of Unions. Evening dedicated to the launch of the first artificial satellite. Say (synchronously) Academician Berg, professor Kukarkin. There are foreign visitors.

Reel №1



Tsiolkovsky the desk.

Books, drawings, devices.

Flying jet.

Dogs prepare for the flight.

Time of launch rockets with experimental animals.

Footage automatic movie camera.

Nuclear power plant.

Shop station.

Remote control.

Academician Nesmeyanov speaks about the importance of launching an artificial satellite (synchronously).

Observations of the satellite at the observatory.

Reel №2

The radio reception satellite.

Talk about the satellite at the open area of ​​the Moscow Planetarium.

Evening in the Hall of Columns, dedicated launch an artificial satellite.

Academician Berg stands.

Is a professor Kukharkin (synchronously).

Joliot-Curie - MS., CU.

Photos: Kuo Mo Jo Johnson, Maurice Thorez.

Cities: Bombay, Karachi, Calcutta, Shanghai, Paris, New York, Buenos Aires (shot from above).