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Apollo IX / Delay / Module and Procedure #202316

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1969
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(Studio) Astronauts Scott, McDivitt, and Schweickart of Apollo IX catch cold. Friday's launch may be delayed. Future landing on moon depends on Apollo IX. Model of lunar module shown. Reporter details Apollo IX's assignment. Module built at Bethpage, Long Island, New York.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bethpage, New York) Given tour of lunar module. Reporter and guide crawl in module. Computer panel and guidance control shown. Wires attached to space suits to prevent astronauts from floating around. Window slanted so lunar surface may be seen during landing. Rendezvous and docking most impt. pts. of Apollo IX experiment. Animation of this shown. Guide explains procedure.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Surgical suits worn to keep foreign matter out of module.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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