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Apollo X / Splashdown / Apollo XI #445765

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo X crew splashes down in South Pacific and boards USS Princeton. Colonel Thomas Stafford and Cmdrs. Eugene Cernan and John Young in excellent health. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) calls Apollo X perfect performance. Apollo XI to be decided upon in 2 weeks Film of earth as seen from descending ship shown. Pickup of men shown.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Pacific Ocean) Frogmen tie up craft and helicopter lifts men out. Naval crew greets astronauts. [STAFFORD - appreciates support.] [CERNAN - says great to be back.] Nixon invites crew and wives to White House dinner.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley (Narrates)

(Studio) Apollo XI to launch for moon Jul. 16 and land on moon Jul. 20.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Huntley, Chet

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