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Space Shuttle #291012

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 18, 1983
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(Studio) Successful launch of space shuttle Challenger with astronaut Sally Ride and others noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) Shuttle's launch and historical significance of mission examined; films shown. [Voice of RIDE - praises experience.] Films from shuttle shown. [Voice of Robert CRIPPEN, RIDE - comment on flight.] [Dale and Joyce RIDE, Karen SCOTT - react to launch.] [Joyce RIDE - blesses Gloria Steinem for making today possible.] Steinem's pressure for launch noted; her reaction outlined. [STEINEM - comments.] Message to Ride from husband Steve Hawley noted. [RIDE - is having fun.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Astronauts John Fabian, Dr. Norm Thagard, Rick Hauck as well as Ride and Crippen noted completing 1st leg of mission successfully today; photo shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Dean, Morton;
Schieffer, Bob

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