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Space: Moon Landing Anniversary / Future Program #569683

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1989
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(National Air and Space Museum: Mary Alice Williams) 20th anniversary of US space team's landing on moon commemorated; details given, historic scenes shown. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins mentioned. Report introduced.

(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush reported announcing plan to encourage NASA's building of space station on moon and planned voyage to Mars. [BUSH - comments on goals of space program.] [COLLINS - comments.] Bush plan noted vague. [Senator James SASSER - criticizes Bush.]

(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Bazell) History of United States space program reviewed; details given, historic scenes shown. [In 1961, President John F. KENNEDY - wants to put man on moon.] [Apollo flight operations director Chris KRAFT - recalls Kennedy's challenge.] [Launch director Rocco PETRONE - comments on effort to put man on moon; recalls Apollo 1 fire.]

Bazell, Robert;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Williams, Mary Alice

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