NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1968
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(Studio) Webb departs four days before Apollo VII flight. Space program falls behind after three astronauts killed in capsule fire.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Launch dress rehearsal held on pad 34 for week Launch set for October Il; three men to go. Craft to orbit earth 160 times. To splashdown near Bermuda. Astronauts involved: Walter Schirra, Walter Cunningham and Donn Eisele. Safety devices on pad cited. Control room shown. Tower surrounding rocket pullaway. Saturn V rockets built for moon shots; construction site shown. Reported that three Apollo VIII astronauts will orbit moon.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley Narrates
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