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Apollo X / Moon Trip / Astronauts / Television #203587

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 16, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo X takes off Sunday
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) Flight is dress rehearsal for moon landing. Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan to circle moon in lunar module and drop within mile of moon, near where Apollo XI will land in July. They'll rendezvous with John Young in command ship, orbit moon for day, and return to earth.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) [STAFFORD - says we'll photograph landing sites. Mission is final test of whole system.] [CERNAN - cites mission as required to establish all unknowns before we make lunar landing.] [YOUNG - says we 3 think alike.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) CBS to broadcast launch at 11:30 a.m. EST Sunday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Schoumacher, David

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