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Space Exploration / Venus Probe / First United States Astronauts #55578

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1978
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(Studio) Venus probe launch from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral reported NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) film shown. Plans for next United States manned space flights mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Followup report on 1st United States astronauts. Films and photos shown. Backgrounds and updates given on Alan Shepard, Senator John Glenn, Gordon Cooper, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Deke Slayton and Virgil Grissom. Mentioned in report are Walt Disney Enterprises, Navy's Sea Lab program, Schirra's television program in Denver, Colorado, Apollo missions include Apollo-Soyuz linkup in 1975, NASA, United States Senator, and Texas and California.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Robinson, Max;
Walters, Barbara

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