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Apollo IX / Schweickart Ill / Activities #202904

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 1969
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(Studio) Astronaut Russell Schweickart's illness threatens 2-hr. space-walk. Made transfer from command to lunar module.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Reporter interviews astronauts' doctor. [Dr. Charles BERRY - says can t tell how sick Schweickart is. Hope to get better reading later.] Schweickart worried about motion sickness.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(New York) Astronauts crawl into lunar module from command ship. Simulation of occurrence shown in film of North American Rockwell in Downey, California. Pictures of astronauts at work shown. McDivitt and Schweickart rejoin Scott in command ship. Space walk may be delayed or canceled.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Fire breaks out in boiler room of prime recovery ship of Apollo IX.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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