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Apollo 14 / Trainer Crash #213056

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 29, 1971
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(Studio) New budget cuts space program $217 million. Apollo 14 moon flight scheduled for Sunday
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Countdown, astronauts, and weather perfect for Sunday launch. Personal history of astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roose detailed. Moon landing details and activities given. Schira says everything must be exact, terrain rougher than Apollo 11 or 12. Apollo 14 same as unsuccessful Apollo 13. Flight schedule detailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Mishap in space training program.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Houston, Texas) 3rd moon landing training vehicle crashes; film shows crash,; pilot parachuting safely. Cause believed electrical system. NASA says crash not affect Apollo 15 training.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton (NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) film)

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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