This newsreel documents ski racers in the World Championship Slalom Run in France. Montage of Ski jumpers mid-air and the slalom race. In the second newsreel, technicians in Europe await the first ever signal from the satellite "Telestar". John F. Kennedy makes a speech that is beamed via satellite to the various stations in Europe. Kennedy talks about the significance of this technological advancement and how communication technology can enhance unity with other nations. There is footage of a diagram showing how the satellite works and operates. A fake earth floats in smoke with beams coming off of it.