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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 18, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 4 National Pacific stars and stripes november 1982 shuttle is proven h t v As cargo Carrier compiled from wire services Edwards space shuttle Columbia broke through desert Clou cover at Dawn tuesday and returned to Earth for the fifth time in just 19 the Mission Milestone establishing the Ameri can ship As a commercial cargo the Landing was smooth and right on the Center commander Vance Brand asked Mission control Are we Down now Are we on the ground the reply it was Beauty you certainly lived up to your Welcome said ground communicator Roy yes we said commander Vance commercial Success we that was the Nasa in orbit and on All through the million at one after deploying two commercial the cargo handlers waved a sign that added fast and courteous the worlds first Fourman space ship Crew climbed out of the Columbia 35 minutes after smiling and shaking hands with waiting then they strolled around the winged spaceship and looked it it was the ships fifth perfect Landing after five perfect Brand guided Columbia through High Clouds and Calm Sun sparkling off the to touch Down on runway a Concrete strip in californian Mojave the Only big disappointment of the Mission was mondays cancellation of a woman that raised questions about the shuttles new space walking James associate Nasa administrator in charge of space said if spacesuit problems can be solved in every Effort will be made to conduct a spacewalk on the next Mission planned for at the with More than 10 million Miles on columbian the Safe re turn crowned five flights Over 19 months for the worlds first re flyable spacecraft and its Columbia is now scheduled for an overhaul and the next three flights will be flown by now completing final Excia agents smuggling Case goes to jury Columbia glides Over Edwards up defense lawyers for renegade Excia agent Edwin accused of providing arms to rested their Case tuesday in a dramatic gesture climaxed by the testimony of one of the defense Wilsons Fate was in the hands of the fireman jury after prosecutors and defense lawyers completed closing argue in an unexpected John a local attorney representing the former waived attorney client privilege to recount How Wilson had called him to Libya and asked him to smuggle out plans and diagrams allegedly showing How to build an atomic reactor and a nuclear unexpected occurrences the stunning testimony climaxed a morning of unexpected twists in Quick succession rested their Case without calling two Star witnesses who had been expected to rebut allegations that Wilson was feeding information to the Cia while operating in they gave no explanation Why former National Security Agency chief and former Cia official Bobby Ray and air Force Richard a Pentagon expert on Mideast arms were not Wilsons former London office testified his Boss threatened to kill his wife if he went Back to the United states after becoming concerned about alleged arms who also worked in the London office and was codenamed wonder woman to disguise talks about arms testified she was unaware the nuclear plans were worthless and said Wilson had met in Europe with Pentagon and Cia Keats said Wilson asked him to come to Libya in March 1980 and he was shown a stack of papers and plans at Wilsons plans he said Wilson told him a european arms dealer wanted to sell to Keats said he refused to take the plans out of Libya but promised to get them to the proper hands the he said the plans eventually reached he gave them to attorney Lawrence prosecuting Wilson in another and the Cia reported Back to them that the plans were Keats at the time had been retained to negotiate with Barcella about reducing the charges against the trial was recessed until Early afternoon when closing arguments were to who managed the London and Geneva offices of Wilsons Export testified on the second Day of Wilsons trial after Wilsons Herald sought to establish that Goulding thought he was conducting a Covert prosecutor Theodore Greenberg led Goulding through a series of questions that revealed the suspected Cia involvement Goulding said when he worked in London in 1978 he had the impression that the company was a Cia he testified he became concerned later after Reading some newspaper articles after learning the government was investigating arranged a dinner meeting with Wilson in 1980 to get some i was very Goulding said Wilson assured him Over dinner that he had the situation under the conversation went on and he said he could control me As and it threw me Goulding he had his eating utensils and he started digging his knife into the Goulding said Wilson told him he knew his he said he approach me directly but he knew of my concern for my wife and the witness he said if i went Back hed kill my who in subsequent questioning by Fahringer conceded he kept working for Wilson for a said that while he expressed his concern about the incident to two other Wilson he never told police of the stateside 83 defense spending Washington up a House subcommittee has begun work on 1983 defense with its chairman taking aim at big ticket weapons systems Over administration appropriations subcommittee chairman Joseph said president Reagan and the Pentagon do not want any but we must make among the items threatened by the proposed cuts Are the my the by new carriers for the Navy and the navys controversial f18 fight this fiscal year 1983 peace time defense budget of billion is percent above the 1980 Addabbo we must terminate a couple of big ticket weapon systems avoid costly termination Cost or we will not achieve our allocation Addabbo the subcommittee is expected to spend three Days on the plane crash kills 2 Edwards up a military plane flying a training Mission crashed in the desert North of Edwards killing both people the victims were a military Pilot and a civilian flight Engi the ov1 Mohawk observation plane was flying a Low airspeed test when it crashed in an uninhabited area near an air Force spokesman a Chase aircraft saw the plane go Down and reported it to the the plane that crashed was assigned to the army aviation engineering unit at berserk Driver signal a a distraught Motorist who told authorities the Viet Cong were after him rammed a police car and knocked Down an officer before being police he then apparently tried to hang himself with his shirt in his jail and was taken to the los Angeles county us medical Cen David Singer said the Man claimed to have been a prisoner of War in Vietnam but added that authorities had Veen unable to find any service record for Robert Lawrence of Long was booked for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon on a police felony hit and run and resisting Singer

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