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Apollo-Soyuz Mission #483716

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 11, 1975
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(Studio) Could be weather problems with regard to United States launch Tuesday Report of 2 spacecraft.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(USSR ) Soyuz rocket reported 8 years behind United States equivalent. Soviets use television and periscopes to watch lift-off. United States gave up periscopes. Soviet cosmonauts impressed with United States control room.

(US) United States rocket shown. Apollo to perform all critical maneuvers. Apollo larger than Soyuz. Apollo could perform rescue; Soyuz could not. Docking procedure explained. Soviets navigate from earth. Landing systems differ. United States plans no more manned flights until 1979.

(Studio) NBC to carry important parts of mission live.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy

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