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Mi 1ton Reim
1 p.m., Monday January 16, 1978
ALSO RELEASED AT NASA HEADQUARTERS
NASA SELECTS 35 ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES
NASA Administrator, Dr. Robert A. Frosch, today announced the
selection of 35 new astronaut candidates for the Space Shuttle
This group of candidates will report to Johnson Space Center
on July 1, 1978.
There they will join the astronauts currently on
difficult task of selecting the most qualified candidates for the
Space Shuttle program has been concluded and we are very pleased
and men who represent the most competent, talented and experienced
people available to us today."