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Actuality of space shuttle Columbia

Title
Actuality of space shuttle Columbia
Genre
Special
TX Date
12 Apr 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:46:31
Description
Recording of NASA mission control’s radio communication with the Columbia space shuttle as it takes off for its maiden flight into space from Houston. Speaking are crew members Commander John W. Young; pilot Robert Crippen; Captain Dan Brandenstein; Flight Director Neil Hutchinson; other NASA ground crew (not identified). Long sections of recording with only static heard.
Contributors
Daniel Brandenstein; John W. Young; Robert Crippen; Neil Hutchinson
Keywords
USA; Space exploration; Space sciences; Space; NASA; Spacecraft; Astronauts; Space shuttles; Earth (planet); Houston; Astrophysics

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