CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 05, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon authorizes space shuttle.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Cal.) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) administration, Dr. James Fletcher, explains new space shuttle system to President Nixon. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) film simulates shuttle.] Reusability said a major cost-saving factor in orbital missions.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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