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Space: Spacecraft Launch #1022567

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Mark Strassmann) The launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to resupply the International Space Station as the first private commercial transport ship {Dragon} to replace the space shuttle program featured; scenes of the liftoff and animation of the docking shown; details given about the "rental car" for the space station. [NASA's Dan GOLDIN††- talks about the mission.] [SpaceX founder Elon MUSK†- says there is no precedent for this in space exploration.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The Musk interview previewed.

Pelley, Scott;
Strassmann, Mark

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