The three-man crew of Apollo-15--who last July became the fourth team to land on the moon--arrived today (Sunday) on a three-day visit to Britain, primarily to meet the scientific community.
GV Propeller-driven aircraft of USAF arrives
CU Officials watch as astronauts step out of aircraft and are welcomed.
SV PAN FROM Cameramen to astronauts lined up (L to R) Scott, Worden, and Irwin.
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SCU TRACK OUT Astronauts from L. to R. Irwin, Worden and Scott look at booklet entitled 'Three Days on the Moon"
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Background: The three-man crew of Apollo-15--who last July became the fourth team to land on the moon--arrived today (Sunday) on a three-day visit to Britain, primarily to meet the scientific community.
Moonwalkers David Scott and James Irwin, and command module pilot Alfred Worden, are due to give lectures and answer questions at Cambridge University, London's City University and Britain's top scientific institution, the Royal Society.
SYNOPSIS: A propeller-powered aircraft made a soft landing at London Airport on Sunday, carrying three men who last July made a half-million mile journey to the moon and back powered by the most advanced rockets of the space age.
Apollo-15 astronauts david Scott, Alfred Worden and James Irwin arrived in London for a three-day visit to Britain, their mission being to speak to the scientific community, show colour film and slides and answer penetrating questions.
The astronauts brought with them a sample of moon rock. They were due to meet moon-rock investigators at Cambridge University, and address scientists in London, before flying on to their next landing-spot -- Sweden.