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Apollo XI / Arizona Maps / Monkey #204902

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo XI crew prepare for flight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Kennedy Space Center) Crew practices abort procedures in simulator. Commander Neil Armstrong certain all will go well. Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin to make use of book of maps.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Flagstaff, Arizona) Pictures of maps shown. [US Center of Astrogeology Dr. Harold MESERSKI - explains how formations delineated on maps. Calls it working hypothesis.] [Dr. Carl THORSTEN - shows Walter Cronkite maps. Explains why maps are small; shows landing area. Can tell what crew will see at landing sites by looking at maps.] Maps quite detailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Space officials order autopsy into death of space monkey, Bonnie, who died shortly after landing.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Cronkite, Walter;
Reasoner, Harry

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