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European Space Agency #302264

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Econ. implications for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) of European Space Agency's successful launch from French Guiana of commercial Ariane rocket for deployment of communications satellites noted; competition between the 2 space agencies discussed. Films shown. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Chester LEE - notes Ariane prices are lower than NASA's shuttle.] No. satellite contracts held by shuttle and Ariane programs listed on screen; Ariane's advantages outlined, discussed. [GTE spokesperson Bill BROBST - explains benefits of dealing with Ariane versus NASA.]
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely

Reporter(s):
Blakely, Derrick;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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