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Columbia space shuttle launch successful

Title
Columbia space shuttle launch successful
Genre
News report; Special
TX Date
12 Apr 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:06:41
Description
Report on the successful launch of the Columbia space shuttle. Includes actuality of the countdown to the launch. Further comment from Gerald Wheeler of Rockwell International, the manufacturer of the shuttle. Andrew Manderstam reports from NASA Mission Control in Houston, Texas; other male reporters not identified.
Contributors
Andrew Manderstam; John W. Young; Robert Crippen; Gerald Wheeler
Keywords
USA; Space exploration; Safety; Space; NASA; Spacecraft; Astronauts; Space shuttles; Texas; Houston; Florida; Cape Canaveral; Space research; Columbia (space shuttle); Rockwell International; Robert Crippen; John W. Young

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