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Space Exploration / USSR Satellite / Salyut 6 Refueling / Skylab #497541

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 02, 1978
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(Studio) Update report on continued discoveries of debris from downed USSR satellite in Canada; discovery of highly radioactive piece noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Edmonton, Canada) Details of continued recovery of pieces of satellite around Great Slave Lake area given. Display of some pieces in Edmonton cited. [Canadian Atomic Energy Board spokesperson Dr. Roger EATON - describes fragments.] Plans to remove larger radioactive pieces from near Warden's Grove noted.
REPORTER: Jim Ruddle

(Studio) USSR cosmonauts success in refilling Salyut 6 fuel tank with fuel brought by robot capsule reported; is 1st for space exploration. United States space program's Skylab's possible fall from orbit in 1979 and NASA's announcement that space shuttle may be used to push Skylab to higher orbit before then reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Ruddle, Jim

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