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Apollo X / Splashdown #5397

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo X return to earth exciting.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(ABC Space Hdqtrs.) Film of earth as seen from approaching Apollo X shown. USS Princeton near Samoa. Reentry shown. Copters pick up astronauts and take them to ship. [Colonel Thomas STAFFORD - says great to be back.] [Eugene CERNAN - says great to come back to US.] [John YOUNG - says almost hit 3rd wire.] Go-ahead for Apollo XI moon landing if Edward Aldrin, Michael Collins, and Neil Armstrong finish training. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) director, Thomas Paine, says will go to moon.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Stafford said if energies harnessed and perspective right, goals unlimited
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Bergman, Jules;
Reynolds, Frank

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