This newsreel includes footage of a rocket carrying a satellite called Echo One that takes off to space from Cape Canaveral. The clip shows the rocket taking off and shooting through the sky, and includes footage of planes in the Mojave desert testing the limits of how high airplanes are able to fly. Shots of the plane's safe descent. There are interior shots of the pilot inside the plane and him getting out of the plane on land with the help of three other men after a successful flight.