40th Anniversary of NASA

Walter Cronkite, who chronicled the accounts of the Apollo missions to the moon for CBS News, presided over a ceremony to commemorate… read more

Walter Cronkite, who chronicled the accounts of the Apollo missions to the moon for CBS News, presided over a ceremony to commemorate NASA’s 40th Anniversary. Participants marked the 40th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with speeches, remembrances, and historical video footage of early missions. Apollo astronaut John Glenn participated from space in a conversation via satellite link. Senator John Glenn (D-OH) returned to space to research the effects of space travel on aging. He wished Mr. Cronkite a happy 82nd birthday. close

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40th Anniversary of NASA

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Program ID:
114778-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 06, 1998 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 07, 1998 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 06, 1998 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 07, 1998 | 1:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 07, 1998 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
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