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Space Shuttle #516196

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1981
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(Studio) Schedule for space shuttle Columbia following its landing here tomorrow noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cape Canaveral, Florida) Recovery of shuttle's booster rockets reported; films shown. Presence of USSR trawler in area and Coast Guard's escort out of region noted; rockets' condition, their separation from shuttle and recovery discussed. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) demonstration shown. [Space-shuttle project spokesperson Wiley WILLIAMSON - notes cost issue.] Cost of each set of rockets mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

(Studio) History of space age, beginning with USSR 's launch of Sputnik, examined; films shown. Yuri Gagarin, Alan Shepard, John Glenn, incld. in report [Voice of President John KENNEDY - believes in United States commitment to landing man on moon.] Skylab, US-USSR joint cooperation project recalled; number sent into space by USSR mentioned. Coverage of tomorrow's landing announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Seamans, Ike
Duration:
00:04:40

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