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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The arrival of the first female space shuttle commander, Air Force Colonel Eileen Collins, at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, for the shuttle Columbia flight reported; details given of plans to deliver the Chandra telescope to space and of the 30th anniversary of the lift-off of Apollo 11; computer animation shown. [COLLINS - says the crew is ready to fly.] [In interview, science writer Bill HARWOOD - says NASA's first commitment is to the International Space Station; talks about plans to send men to Mars.]

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