NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo XI 3/4 way to moon. USSR assures astronaut Frank Borman and NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) that Luna XV, in moon orbit, won't interfere with Apollo XI. White House says President Nixon to talk briefly with astronauts while they're walking on moon. At 11:22 p.m. EST, Apollo XI to coast into moon's gravity field and pick up speed. Film report of Edwin Aldrin and Neil Armstrong checking out lunar module. Houston control converses with astronauts, while camera focuses on all 3.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
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