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Apollo / News Conference #241151

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1975
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(Studio) Apollo jettisons docking module. Crew holds news conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Press ask questions of crew in space. [Thomas STAFFORD - says mission worth cost. Explains why.] [Vance BRAND - says traffic system needed to avoid bumping into things.] ["Deke" SLAYTON - calls being in space fantastic after being grounded for heart condition 16 years] NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) offers Slayton job developing manned space shuttle and will be considered for pilot's job in 1979 on shuttle.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Ex-astronaut, Alan Shephard, asked Slayton if trip was worth if after 16 years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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