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Women Astronauts #269351

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Johnson Space Center, Texas) 6 women astronauts noted in training for space shuttle program; NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) films shown. [Dr. Anna FISHER - comments.] Astronaut training undergone by both sexes outlined, shown. [FISHER - comments.] Details given of planned space shuttle runs; incring. number of female applicants for astronaut program examined. [Shannon LUCID - comments on wanting to be astronaut.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) USSR spokesperson for Sov cosmonauts quoted with regard to women in space Valentina Tereshkova's 1963 flight recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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