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Apollo IX / Rendezvous and Docking / Splashdown #444968

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo IX crew completes tests with lunar module away from command ship, and docks module to ship. Trouble opening latch into lunar module. Voices of astronauts accompany simulation of events. James McDivitt and Russell Schweickart rejoin David Scott in command ship. Lunar module sent into space. Apollo director Lieutenant General Samuel Phillips looks ahead.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(No Location Given) [PHILLIPS - says have been working toward rendezvous and docking goal. Lunar module not fully equipped for moon landing.]

(Studio) Apollo IX to splashdown Thursday
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet;
Neal, Roy

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