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Nixon Russia Trip / Space Exploration #223110

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet proud of having 1st satellite (Sputnik), 1st man in space. Space museum displays triumphs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Joint United States Soviet space mission involves docking in Earth orbit. Scheduled for June 15, 1975. Compatible docking enables countries to rescue eacH other in space. [House Manned Spaceflight Subcommittee Chairperson Olin TEAGUE - Favors cooperative space venture with Russia.] Smallest details must be fully explained for success in venture. Differences in customs, even food, pose challenges.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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