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Space: Apollo 11 / Mission Control #1139394

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
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(Studio: David Muir) The reaction to last night's story on Mission Control in Houston recalled.

(Studio: David Muir) The 50th anniversary of the launch to the moon of Apollo 11 with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins reviewed; scenes shown of the launch, the moon, the walk on July 20, what Armstrong said & what he intended to say, Aldrin on the moon, the landing in the Pacific on july 24; details given of NASA's plans to return to the moon & then Mars on the Orion spacecraft, the women now heading Mission Control. [Project manager Cliff LANNAM%- shows the mobile launcher.] [Flight director Holly RIDINGS%-_ recalls "the eagle has landed" moment.] [A few years ago, ALDRIN - says we guessed our chances were about 60 percent.]

Muir, David

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