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Discovery astronauts visit London

Title
Discovery astronauts visit London
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
7 Feb 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:41
Description
Report on the visit to London of the space shuttle Discovery astronauts Anna Fisher, Joe Allen and Dale Gardner after underwriters Lloyd’s of London provided $180 million to fund the recovery of two satellites, the Palapa B2 and Westar 6, which went astray in 1984 after being launched from the Challenger shuttle. Includes Fisher, Allen and underwriter Stephen Merritt on the recovery mission. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Joe Allen; Anna Fisher; Stephen Merritt
Keywords
London; Astronauts; Space shuttles; Satellites; Discovery; Insurance underwriters; Lloyd’s of London; Palapa B2; Westar 6; Anna Fisher; Joe Allen; Dale Gardner

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