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    THE DEATHS OF THE SOVIET UNION'S SOYUZ QQ SOYUZ 11 COSMONAUTS BROUGHT EXPRESSIONS OF SHOCK AND DISTRESS AT THE MANNED SPACE CENTER IN HOUSTON AND THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS EXPRESSED SADNESS OVER THE DEATHS.

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    DR. CHARLES BERRY, MEDICAL HEAD OF NASA SAYING TO CAMERA, WE DO NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE, BUT MY OWN EXPERIENCE IT WAS NOT DUE TO THE LENGTH OF TIME THEY SPENT IN SPACE, SOME THERAPEUTIC MEASURES MAY HAVE TO BE TAKEN FOR LONG FLIGHTS, BUT THEY CAN BE CARRIED OUT, ANOTHER NASA SCIENTIST DR. ROBERT GILRITH SAYING HE BELIEVES THE ACCIDENT WAS DUE TO SOME STRUCTURAL FAILURE IN THE SPACECRAFT THAT LED TO MASSIVE DECOMPRESSION AND, FINALLY, CAPT, JAMES LOVELL JR., U.S. ASTRONAUT WHO HIMSELF HAD MECHANICAL TROUBLE IN SPACE SAYING THAT SPACE HARDWARE FAILS OCCASIONALLY.




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    Background: THE DEATHS OF THE SOVIET UNION'S SOYUZ QQ SOYUZ 11 COSMONAUTS BROUGHT EXPRESSIONS OF SHOCK AND DISTRESS AT THE MANNED SPACE CENTER IN HOUSTON AND THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS EXPRESSED SADNESS OVER THE DEATHS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8U3DWPPCMKK9R1PFAL4CBRXIW
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U3DWPPCMKK9R1PFAL4CBRXIW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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