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Space Shuttle #516149

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 11, 1981
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(Studio) Space shuttle Columbia reported scheduled for launch tomorrow; details given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Houston, Texas) Complexity of shuttle's computers and yesterday's problem discussed. [Shuttle official Arnold ALDRICH - claims problem won't recur under normal procedures.] Astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen mentioned. y (Cape Canaveral, Florida) Resumption of countdown and preparations for launch examined; films shown. Pre-launch activities of Young and Crippen mentioned. [Launch director George PAGE - comments on tomorrow's weather.] Alternative launch if weather doesn't permit one tomorrow noted.
REPORTER: Roy Neal, Robert Bazell

(Studio) Anniversary tomorrow of USSR cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's 1st manned space flight noted. Coverage of tomorrow's launch announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Bazell, Robert;
Neal, Roy;
Savitch, Jessica

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