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Special Assignment (US Space Exploration) #63010

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Pasadena, California) United States response to USSR 's successful launching of Sputnik I recalled; films shown. Background to Voyager I and II programs outlined; discoveries about Jupiter and Saturn and their moons noted Material aboard Voyager I discussed; problems faced by United States space program examined. [Representative Ted WEISS, former astronaut Rusty SCHWEIKART - comment.] NASA's goal for Halley's Comet and the space shuttle program reported; possibility that Voyager missions will be last for United States space program considered.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Further coverage on Voyager and space shuttle on tonight's "Nightline" and upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:04:30

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