CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 21, 2019
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(Kennedy Space Center: Mark Strassmann) A look at the new Orion crew capsule that will fly to the moon presented; scenes shown from the Johnson Space Center from inside the capsule; details given about plans for an orbiting space station "Gateway". [Orion program's Mark KIRASICH%- says the goal is a long-term human space exploration program.] [Northrup Grumman's Frank DeMAURO%- shows the Gateway mockup.] The push from President Trump's administration to go to the moon by 2024 noted. [Vice President Mike PENCE - says we may need to change the organization.] The budget issues for NASA noted. [NASA administrator Jim BRIDENSTINE@- says NASA is committed to cost & schedule; states we will be there in 2024 if Congress helps.]
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