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Space Shuttle #276473

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1981
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(Studio) Today's activites of astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen aboard space shuttle Columbia outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Houston, Texas) Song played for astronauts from mission control heard; TV transmissions from Columbia narrated. [ASTRONAUT - regrets having to land.] [Launch control SPOKESPERSON and ASTRONAUT - discuss view.] [Vice President George BUSH - praises crew.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) SPOKESPERSON - is optimistic about reentry.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Preparations here for tomorrow's landing examined; films shown. Rockwell animation of reentry and concern over missing heat tiles discussed; details of landing by Young given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Dean, Morton;
Rather, Dan

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