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Apollo XI / Apollo XIII #203653

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo X dress rehearsal for Apollo XI, whose astronauts and rocket went to launching pad today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kennedy Space Center) Saturn rocket rolled to launching pad. Launch set for Jul. 16; lunar landing set for Jul. 20. Neil Armstrong to be lst on moon, followed by Edward Aldrin. Won't be on moon more than 2 hours 40 minutes at 1 time. To pick up soil samples, set up radio transmitters and seismometers. 2 will rejoin Michael Collins after exploration ends.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Crew for Apollo XIII; Commander Alan Shepard, Ed Mitchell, and Stuart Roosa. Shepard hasn't flown since 1961.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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