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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta A WARM WELCOME AWAITS XOU MARQUIS HOTEL The LctHbridgc Herald TELEVISION GUIDE Tags Drive In FOR PICKUP ORDERS Phone 328-5405 FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1971 LISTINGSFORSATURDAY, JULY 24, TO FRIDAY, JULY 30, 1971 !FL programs start next week Local coverage of the 1971-72 anadian Football League sea- on kicks off Wednesday, July a, on CFCN-TV with the open- ing skirmish between the Win- nipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Argonauts. The game, to start at 5 p.m. nd scheduled for Toronto's waterfront Canadian National Exhibition stadium, will be in color and announced by CTV's xecutive sports producer, ohnny Esaw. Of the 68 regular season ames among the eight CFL earns. 45 will be televised and f these CTV will carry 34. The CBC coverage does not jegdn until Aug. 6 when the Saskatchewan Koughriders try tiheir luck against the Argo- nauts at the CNE. FIRST COLOR COVERAGE OF MOON The U.S. space program takes a major step forward next Monday when Apollo 15 heads for a 12-day mission to tbe moon. The space ship with three astronauts aboard will lift off early Monday morning and television cover- age on both CFCN Lethbridge, Channel 13 ani CJOC-TV, Channel 7 will be enhanced by tbe color TV camera placed on the moon. The lunar module is set to land on the northermost point yet selected for a moon landing, in the foothills of the Apennines, a major mountain range. Previous landings Apollas 11, 12 and on relatively flat areas along the lun- ar equator. Monday liftoff Apollo 15 takes flight Tbe flight of Apollo 15, the United States' most spectacu- lar space venture highliglited by four periods of extra-vehicu- lar activity first use of the motorized Lunar Rover and UK first live color pictures of the lunar lift-off will be cov- ered in a scries of special le- ports during the next two weeks on both CJOC-TV and CFCN LethbrMge. Coverage, to comprise nearly 3fl hours, begins for both sta- tions, and their affiliated net- wtete CBC and CTV, with the liftoff Monday, June 26 at about a.m. The event, which will be cap- tured in programs starting at 6 a.m., will power astronauts David R. Scott, Alfred M. Worden and James B. Irwin on Hie Apollos program's 'ongest lunar mission. Liftoff will take place from Pad 38 at Cape Kennedy, Flori tin, and will be followed at 10 Monday on CJOC-TV with a 30-m.imstie look at Hie trans- twsition and docking. At this point the three astro- nauts separate their command module from Saturn V's S-IVB third stage and return to dock with the lureur module. CFCN will carry bulletins and special news reports following tbe nightly 11 o'clock national news. Tbe next major telecast after Monday will occur late Friday afternoon when Hie lunar mod- ule Is scheduled to touch down on the moon. During the remainder of the 12-day space voyage, telecasts will cover the major events for the CC-honr visit to She earth's only natural satel- lite. Programs will carry the first period of activity Saturday, July 31 outside the module, when astronauts Scott and Ir- win first use the innovative million lunar rover and set up the live color TV camera, re- sponsible for the first color moon pictures on home sets. There will be space walks o each of Sunday and Monday Aug. 1 and 2, by which tim the astronauts will have cover ed approximately 25 miles t lunar landscape in the electri car. Liftoff Monday Aug. 2 v feature first color shots the module as it leaves tt moon for re-docking with the orbiting command module, op erated by Worden. SplasMown is slated for Sat urday, Aug. 7. CBC-TV coverage will be han died by commentators Lloy< Robertson. Bob Evans and Goo- don Donaldson, aligned wi their colleagues from CR. Walter Cronkite and former tronaiut Walter Schirra. Harvey Kirck will be anchor man for the CTV's Apollo mission, assisted by Hear Champ. The private network expected to be tied in with NT and its co-anchormen Fran McGee and John Chancellor. The game marks the first of 11 regular games to be tele- vised on the publicly owned network. On the local scene. Calgary Stampeder games played in Calgary will as usual be black- ed out on both CFCN Leth- bridge and CJOC-TV. The sta- tions are aligned with Calgary stations, CFCN-TV and CFAC- TV, respectively. The Stamps, who will be outi for revenge this year after los- ing the Grey Cup 'ast whiter the Montreal Alouettes start their season in Regina July 30. Avid local fans will see their favorites in action for the first time on Aug. 11 when they are the guests their special foes, the Edmonton Eskimos. z Space-shot qui for TV viewers So you think you're an ex- pert on the history of tbe U.S. space program? K you do, you're probably in an elite group. For the average, moderate- ly-interested TV viewer, the names of the space vehicles, their destinations and the identities of astronauts are producing an unearthly con- fusion of the memory. But rest easy. Americans are noted for being dedicated to the compiling of statistics and the constant use thereof. If Hie pertinent facts have eluded you ou what spaceship went where, safe to say the data will turn up eventually even in a TV listing. For the expert, here's a quiz prepared by Frank Mc- Gee, NBC's expert on man-in- space achievements and hence a bonafidc compiler of statistics. Match these statements with the names of the astro- nauts listed below and find out if you're on target, or whether you are lost in space. 1. On May 5, 1961, he be- came the first American to be rocketed into space. 2. This astronaut made the second space flight. 3. On Feb. he pilot- ed the "Friendship 7" capsule on the first American man- ned orbital flight. 4. In Project Mercury, he made Hie longest flight 22 orbits totalling more than a half million miles. 5. Of the original grnup of seven astronauts selected in 1959, he was tin- only otic who did not get to make a space flight. 6. The first manned flight in the Project Gemini series teamed veteran Virgil "Gus" Grissom with this rookie as- tronaut, V. He was the first Ameri- can to walk in space. 8. One of the original seven astronauts, he also took part in Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo flight. 9. During the Apollo 11 mis- sion in July. 1969. he become the first man to walk on the moon. 10. He was on the moon when Alan Sbepard hit a golf balS. ASTRONAUTS (a i L. Gordon Cooper Jr., (h Edward H. White n. (c! John H. Glenn Jr., (d) Edgar D. Mitchell, (3) Alan B. Shep- hard Jr., (f) Donald K. Slay- ton, (g) Neil A. Armstrong, (h) Virgil I. Grissom. (it Wal- ter M. Schirra. (j) John W. Young. For the correct replies, look for "Right replies to space quiz'' elsewhere in the TV insert pages. 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