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Apollo 15 / Launch #218232

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 26, 1971
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(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Film shows launch of Apollo 15 this morning; astronauts later pull Endeavor command module away from booster rocket, link with Falcon lunar module.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Film from Endeavor shows link up with Falcon; only problem so far with engine control valves; problem believed due to electrical short.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Film shows astronauts Colonel David River Scott, Lieutenant Colonel James B. Irwin and Alfred M. Worden eating breakfast, entering Endeavor; astronauts to land on moon 6:15 EDT Friday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Problem engine to be tested tonight; aerospace defense command announces Apollo 15 5,351st object put in space by man; 16-yr.-old Brad Perry, who plans to simulate Apollo 15 space flight in model he built, shown leaving model to sleep in bed on orders from parents.
REPORTER: John Hart (WBTV-film)

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Hart, John;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:05:00

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