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Page Eight

THE SUMMER DAILY

Saturday, June 23, 1973
success

Skylab splashdown a
ABOARD USS TICONDEROGA ed to the hangar deck. The com- Then the astronuats telephoned from failure to s
(UPI) - America's first space mand ship hatch was opened their wises and families in Hous- spacewalks and n
station crew came home yester- after a brief medical conference ton, that paved the wE
day in a smooth Pacific splash- and the all-Navy crew emerged BESIDE THE endurance mark, crews to visit 10C
down and gingerly walked to as the Tico band played "Anchors they set a host of records-the up to 56 daysE
medical vans to find out how they Aweigh." most space miles, 11.5 million; year. -
endured the record four week Conrad led the way as they the most earth orbits, 391; and "WE DEMON;
spaceflight. walked slightly bowlegged - but the first repair work outside a man, whether1
"Everyone's in. super shape," under their own power-22 yards spacecraft to save the $2.6 billion ground or in the
Skylab c o m m a n d e r Charles to the trailers for intensive medi- Skylab program. flexible, adaptive
"Pete" Conrad radioed as the cal examinations. They smiled Conrad, who made his fourth machine in existe
Apollo command ship, casrying and waved to the Tico crew as flight, captured the individual Kenneth Kleinkn
a precious cargo of data on the TV cameras recorded the his- endurance mark at 49 days, 1 rector at Houston
sun, earth and man, landed near toric splashdown finale to the hour and 8 minutes.
this aging aircraft carrier 834 world via satellite. A h c an invita- tHowever, just
miles southwest of San Diego. "They looked quite good, far ioAnd, they reeied an tovisi the research ship
WITHIN 38 minutes, the Apollo better than I personally suspec- the Western White House at San
capsule carrying Conrad, Joseph ed," said a NASA physician after Clemente, Calif., Sunday. NASA A freezer syst
Kerwin and Paul Weitz was hoist- a quick preliminary checkup. officials said the visit would de- small portion of

uccess with two
umerous repairs
ay for two more
0-ton Skylab for
each later this
STRATED that
he be on the
air, is the most
non-specialized
nce today," said
echt, Skylab di-
n.'
as they found
, the astronauts
oblem.
tem, used for a
f Skylab's food
serve blood and
as too hot. The
yed for 13 min-
auts' departure

from Skylab aboard their Apollo.
Flight controllers said the sys-
tem could be commanded by
radio from the ground so the
crew did not have to stay and
help fix it.
"BYE, BYE SKYLAB," was
Conrad's only comment as they
pulled away from the space sta-
tion to begin the trip home.
On board Apollo were 30,000
pictures showing the clearest
view of the sun ever, more than
14,000 earth resources photos and
nine miles of magnetic tape that
recorded other earth sensing
data.
They also carried medical spe-
cimens that doctors will analyze
carefully to determine the effects
of prolonged weightlessness on
the body.

pend on the spacemen's physical
condition.
"You have demonstrated that
just as man can conquer the
elements of earth he can cope
with the exigencies of space," the
President said. "You have given
conclusive evidence that even
with the most advanced scientific
and technological support in the
world, the courage and resource-
fulness of good men are still cen-
tral to the success of human
adventsure."
KERWIN AND WEITZ both
showed signs ofttheir hearts
growing lazy in the weightless-
ness of the 28-day space station
flight and were lightheaded after
splashdown.
The flawless recovery of the
Apollo after the 9:50 a.m. EDT
bullseye splashdown, capped a
mission that was fraught with
problems, overcome time and
again by Conrad's crew.
Tagged the "fix-it fellows,"
the astronauts turned the flight

supply and to pre
urine samples, w
malfunction dela
utes the astron

NOW MON. NITES
at the PRETZEL BELL
Good Time R& B
j WITH
I BIG BURGER and
T THE DEL-TONES

Cinema
presents
BATTLE OF ALGIERS
(1966, Gillo Pontecorvo, dir.)
Awarded the Golden Lion of the Venice Film Festival.
Nominated for Best Foreign Film 1966.
The revolutionists' manifesto and the sixties' most sympathetic
portrait of the death of French Colonialism. Gripping semi-docu-
mentary style.
SATURDAY Auditorium A 7:30 & 9:30 P.M.
June 23 ANGELL HALL ONE DOLLAR
F -U

SKYLAB IS HAULED ABOARD the USS Ticonderoga after a
smooth recovery in the Pacific Ocean, about 8 miles southwest
of San Diego.
(lia
Banana
Space
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THE BLACK
STUDIESABSTRACT
Harold Cruse: Walter Rodney: Henry Davis:
"the most often heard ". . . scholarship "'The Black Studies
justification for emanating from the Abstract' will be
'Black Studies"' was capitalist epicentre scholarly, angry and
... the Black Studies grew up with special aggressive."
shuldbe related to caracteristics,
"programs for social beyond...limitations
change." Page 1 of bourgeois
intellectual
endeavour." Page 2

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