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Eye On America (NASA / Past And Future) #388606

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Houston: Richard Schlesinger) NASA's history and future plans examined; details given of the problem of keeping public interest in NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) alive. [In 1960s, President John F. KENNEDY - issues the challenge to go to the moon.] [George Washington University John LOGSDON - says Americans are competitive people.] [On the moon, astronaut Neil ARMSTRONG - delivers the famous first line.] [Apollo astronaut Gene CERNAN - says going to the Moon was the greatest human endeavor.] [Astronaut Joan HIGGINBOTHAM - says she once would not have fit into NASA; talks about the International Space Station.]

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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