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Space Agency / New Listening Devices #248791

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 05, 1977
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(Studio) Space agency has mechanism to determine if there's intelligent life in outer space.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Space agency's Ames Research Cntr.) Radio waves from television and radio stations now in outer space. Space agency now has "Project Sadie," the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Ideas for future cited. Emphasis on listening rather than anything else. Reasons cited. [Voice of project dir., John BILLINGHAM - gives statistics of inhabited planets and their location. Gives prediction of possibility of program's succeeding.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld (NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) animation)

Mudd, Roger;
Threlkeld, Richard

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