13179_9158_assault_on_space1.mov

13179_9158_assault_on_space1

Footage of space race between Russia and US in 1959. Televised rocket launch in 1959 followed by animated image of rocket landing on moon. Animation showing two russian symbols left by Russian rocket Luna 2 in Fall 1959. Crowd of people watching public demonstration about Luna 3 and the images it took of the far side of the moon. Animation of satellite taking pictures of far side. CU of moon's far side image. CU of dog and rabbit sent into space. CU of monkey launched up into air 300 feet. Two monkeys being loaded into aircraft

1950s
B&W
Not Explicit