• Short Summary

    AS AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS PETE CONRAD AND ALAN BEAN PREPARED TO LEAVE THE MOON, THEIR WIVES WERE ASKED FOR THEIR REACTIONS TO THE TRIP.

  • Description


    MRS. CONRAD: NEWSMEN: MRS. BEAN. (SOF)



    TRANSCRIPT: QUESTION: "ARE YOU HOPING THAT YOUR HUSBAND WILL TAKE PART IN OTHER MOON LANDINGS?"



    MRS. CONRAD: "HE'S ALREADY SAID HE'S GOING ON ONE MORE."



    QUESTION: "HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT?"



    MRS. CONRAD: "I SUPPOSE I WANT HIM TO DO IT IF HE WANTS TO."



    QUESTION: "IS IT A STRAIN, A WORRY?"



    MRS. CONRAD: "WELL IT'S NOT SO MUCH A WORRY AS IT'S JUST IT'S A LONG TIME HE'S AWAY FROM HOME."



    QUESTION: "DID YOU HAVE ANY APPREHENSIONS?"



    MRS. BEAN: "NOT REALLY. I WAS A LITTLE BIT CONCERNED WHEN ALAN WAS HAVING SOME TROUBLE WITH HIS SUIT RIGHT BEFORE HE GOT OUT. BUT I KNEW HE WOULDN'T GO OUT UNLESS MISSION CONTROL GAVE HIM THE OKAY. AND THEY DID. THAT WAS THE ONLY TIME I WAS CONCERNED."



    QUESTION: "WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE HIM FLY ANOTHER MOON FLIGHT?"



    MRS. BEAN: "YES. VERY MUCH. I THINK HE'D LIKE TO GO AGAIN EITHER IN THE MIDDLE SEAT OR AS COMMAND PILOT."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AS AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS PETE CONRAD AND ALAN BEAN PREPARED TO LEAVE THE MOON, THEIR WIVES WERE ASKED FOR THEIR REACTIONS TO THE TRIP.

    THE LADIES MET NEWSMEN IN HOUSTON TEXAS ON THURSDAY (20 NOV.).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8UKSCO7581AKBFETI47EBE6ID
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UKSCO7581AKBFETI47EBE6ID
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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