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Special Assignment (US Space Exploration) #63001

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1980
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(Studio) Voyager I said illustrating United States space program's dependence on robot-gathered material.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Pasadena, California) French movie, "A Trip to the Moon", shown, discussed. [July 20, 1969, ASTRONAUT - "one step for man" speech.] United States space program in its initial stages recalled; roles of Ranger, Surveyor and Apollo and their costs outlined. Films shown, details noted on screen. [Jet Propulsion Lab director Bruce MURRAY - defs. manned space flights as necessary for unmanned flights.] Use of unmanned Mariner and Viking crafts in exploration of Mars and Venus detailed; films shown. [MURRAY - comments on information divulged by Venus explorations.] Role of Voyager I and II considered.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Further broadcast of Voyager I photos of Saturn on tonight's edition of "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Bergman, Jules;
Robinson, Max

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