New Moon (1957)
This newsreel clip announces the launch of the Soviet Sputnik, the first artificial satellite launched into Earth orbit.
Space Triumph (1960)
Discoverer XIII capsule recovered 333 miles from Hawaii, 50-star flag taken from capsule and given to President Eisenhower. Echo I satellite launched by Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral the next day, relayed telephone call west coast.
The Big Bounce (1960)
The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon.
Apollo 11: The Eagle Has Landed (1969)
Through television, motion picture and still photography, this film provides an eye-witness perspective of the Apollo 11 mission that put a human on the moon in July 1969.