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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1982
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(Studio) Extent of military payloads aboard space shuttle flights in near future noted; 1st military mission noted scheduled for June 27.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Kennedy Space Cntr.) Preparations of Columbia for June flight examined; films shown. [Brigadier General Richard ABEL - won't discuss secret cargo.] Payload said include infrared telescope and new navigational system; details given. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) flight director Chuck LEWIS - notes inability to discuss mission.] [ABEL - anticipates incring. shuttle importance.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Hall, Bruce
Duration:
00:01:50

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