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A Closer Look (Beyond The Horizon: Space Race) Part V #176778

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 28, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The seven astronauts to be launched on the space shuttle Discovery shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The story of thirteen women recruited to compete as astronauts with the Russians but were shut out of the program by the military presented; scenes shown from the 1960s of the "Mercury 13." [Astronaut Jerrie COBB - says NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) decided it had to fly the boys first.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:40

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