The newsreel is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the launch of the world's first artificial Earth satellite. Monument to K. Tsiolkovsky. Space pavilion at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements in Moscow. Model of the first artificial satellite. Chronicle. October 4, 1957 Launch and movement of the satellite (multrabota). The callsigns of the satellite are heard. Scientists at the Space Flight Control Center. Photos of the designer S. Korolev. Chronicle footage dedicated to the space flights of Yuri Gagarin, A. Leonov. Photos of the surface of the Moon, Earth from space. Vega rocket launch. Photos of the Soyuz-Apollo crew.