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..Shuttle'
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE,
Calif. (AP) - Six astronauts overcame
'broken equipment yesterday, fired
;Columbia's rockets and started a
bjazing descent to Earth with a cargo of
science treasures gathered in a record
1F-day shuttle voyage.
The pinpoint landing on a dry lakebed
;rpnway came at 3:47 p.m. Pacific time
nearly eight hours later than NASA
had planned.
WEATHER FOR the ninth shuttle

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landing was ideal, with light winds and
only a few scattered clouds.
For the first time, the shuttle ap-
proached its landing from the north-
west. The glide path carried it over the
Aleutian Islands of Alaska, across the
U.S. coastline 80 miles north of San
Francisco, directly over Fresno, then
20 miles east of Bakersfield and on into
Edwards.
The touchdown ended a mission that
began Nov. 28 with a launch from the

Kennedy Space Center in Florida as
Columbia, returning to the sky for the
first time in a year, carried aloft the $1
billion, European-built Spacelab in its
cargo bay.
COLUMBIA landed weighing 110
tons, heavier than any of the earlier
shuttles.
The landing delay came after a
powerful jolt shuddered through the
craft early yesterday morning,
followed by the failure of a computer

W. Washington.
Speakers

(Continued from Page 7)

CRIM, ITI - Leon Harmon, "Touch S
3:30 p.m., Carrol Aud., Chrysler Center
Meetings
Cooperative Outdoor Adventures -
MFen1er for Eating Disorders - Self-I
First United Methodist Church Green R
Eating Disorders Hotline at 971-0606.
North Campus Commons - extende
during exams; 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
FRIDAY, DECEM
Films
Cinema Guild i- Animal Cracker
Feathers, 8:45 p.m., Duck Soup, 10 p.m.,
CFT - Everything You Always Want
Sex..., 7:30 & 10:40 p.m., Take the Mo
p.m., Michigan Theater.
Performances
Performance Network - "Waiting fo
W. Washington.
Second Chance - Moriah.
School of Music - Organ recital, Cath
Hill; horn recital, Debra Selden, 8 p.m.,
recital, David Reed, 8 p.m., Rackham A
Ars Musica - Handel's "Messiah,"
Church, 423S. Fourth.
SATURDAY, DECE
Films
Cinema Guild - The African Queen,'

-4PPENINGS
Performances
ensing for Robots." Performance Network - "Waiting for Godot," 8 p.m.;
Young Peoples Theater, "A Winters' Tale," 2 p.m., 408 W.
Washington.
Second Chance - Moriah.
- 7:30 p.m., 1402 Meetings
help group, 7 p.m., Women's Aglow Fellowship - 9:30 a.m., Forsythe
Room, for info. call Elementary School, 1655 Newport Rd.
d snack bar hours SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18
Films
BER 16 CFT - Singin' in the Rain, 7 & 9 p.m., Michigan Theater.
Performances
s, 7 p.m., Horse Performance Network - "Waiting for Godot," 6:30
Lorch. p.m.; "A Winters' Tale," 2 p.m., 408 W. Washington.
ted to Know About School of Music - Pino Chamber music recital, Heasook
ney and Run, 9:05 Rhee, 4 p.m., Recital Hall.
Ars Musica - Handel's "Messiah," 8 p.m., Bethlehem
Church, 423 S. Fourth.
Ann Arbor Cantata Singers - Christmas concert, 4 p.m.,
r Godot," 8p.m., 408 Bethlehem Church, 423 S. Fourth.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 19
erine Casey, 8 p.m., Performances
Recital Hall; violin 4
ssembly Hall. School of Music - Organ recital, Dale Adelmann, 8
8 p.m., Bethlehem p.m., Hill.
Meetings
MBER 17 Christian Science Organization - 7:15 p.m., League Rm.
D.
Center for Eating Disorders - Self-help group, 7:30 p.m.,
7 & 9 p.m., Lorch. St. Joseph's Hospital classroom 8.

and a device that gives key navigation
guidance.
Mission commander John Young
reported the problem started with a jolt
that came during the firings of a control
jets as he was preparing to return to
Earth yesterday morning with his five
crewmates, pilot Brewster Shaw and
scientists Owen Garriott, Bob Parker,
Ulf Merbold and Byron Lichtenberg.
MSA errs
in sexual
orientation
proposal
Continued from Page 1)
University..bylaws.
MSA PRESIDENT Mary Rowland,
saying she was glad to know that such a'
clause already existed, added that "a
lot of work needs to be done" in
establishing equality for gay and
lesbian students. She said MSA would
try to "let students know" that this is
part of their constitution.
Jim Toy, gay male advocate for the
University's human sexuality office,
said the success of such a proposal
today if it had made it on the student
ballot, is hard to predict. In 1977, "the
political climate on campus was more
liberal than it is today," he said.
Toy also said that while the increased
conservatism among students might
work against such an amendment, the
increased awareness and education of
students to homosexuality in recent
years could have worked in the amen-
dment's favor.
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MOSCOW (AP) - A Soviet official HE SAID Sakharov needed quiet
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>rize winner Andrei Sakharov is men- acquiring state secrets that Sakharov
tally ill and that doctors are trying to knows about as an academician, as a
- .restore his health" at his exile home in scientist, use all means to get the
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THE SOVIET official, Vitaly Ruben, "That is why this man's mental
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iuclear physicist and human rights ac- Why do I say this man was sick? You've
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FORMER Lebanese Prime Minister
Rashid Karami, Tripoli's elder
statesman, said in an interview in
Damascus he had assurances that
Arafat would leave Lebanon under the
terms of an agreement finalized Wed-
nesday.
"According to the agreement, all the
fighters, along with Abu Ammar, will
withdraw except for those who were
already present on our territory
(Tripoli and north Lebanon). Those
may choose to remain," said Karami.
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mutineers who accuse him of softening
his stance toward Israel. One of his
aides said in Tripoli yesterday that
discussions are under way with Italy
and France to arrange a multinational
escort during the sea evacuation.

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