• Short Summary

    Dr. Thomas Paine, the head of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),?

  • Description

    Dr. Thomas Paine, the head of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), resigned on Tuesday (28 July). The 49-year-old administrator who guided the agency from March 1969 to land the first man on the moon will return to private life as an executive of the General Electric Company.

    Dr. Paine stated on Tuesday that his resignation, which has been accepted by President Nixon, had nothing to do with sharp cutbacks in space spending. The President has thanked Dr. Paine for his work with Nasa and described his leadership as "outstanding".

    Speaking in April this year Dr. Paine commented on the space programme....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8OIC4VNY3X51KLT295AI6LCHV
    Media URN:
    VLVA8OIC4VNY3X51KLT295AI6LCHV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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