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Space: Shuttle Columbia / Space Plan #123624

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 12, 1989
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Last day in orbit for space shuttle Columbia, which has launched secret spy satellite, noted. Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Jim Slade) President Bush's space plan reviewed; details given of projected program; drawings and animations shown of plan that will culminate in Mars landing by NASA. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) assistant administration Frank MARTIN - talks about a sequential plan.] Long-range planning behind current concept of space station noted. [Former astronaut Senator John GLENN - says President Reagan did not back a budgeted space plan.]

Simpson, Carole;
Slade, Jim

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