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Rockadyne Contract #458759

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 1971
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(Studio) Space agency awards $1/2 billion contract to Rockadyne division of North American Rockwell Corporation to build engines for space shuttle.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Canoga Park, California) Since last of Apollo program rockets delivered, employees at Rockadyne reduced from 16,000 to 2,800. [Bd. Chairperson W.F. ROCKWELL - says Rockadyne division would have been closed down if hadn't won contract; employees assured 8 yrs,work; will hire 2,000 more.]

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy

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