Three men and a high-tech baby

Cook, W.J.
May 1992
U.S. News & World Report;5/25/92, Vol. 112 Issue 20, p12
Reports that space-walking astronauts Pierre Thuot, Richard Hieb and Thomas Akers saved not only the new $1.8 billion space shuttle Endeavour and the wayward $150 million Intelsat VI communications satellite, but very likely the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's grand plans to explore the heavens with humans. The high-risk venture of the space program; Failure last week would have given Freedom's opponents a powerful new argument.


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