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Space Station Contract (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-15

Duration: 00:03:51

Subjects: Michoud Assembly Facility (George C. Marshall Space Flight Center) | Technology | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration | Martin Marietta Corporation


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Myers, Laura Reporter
  • Davis, Richard Interviewee
  • Dye, John Interviewee


This segment from the November 15, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Laura Myers’ report on Martin Marietta vying for a $2 billion NASA contract to build a permanent space station at their Michoud plant in New Orleans. Myers reports that Martin Marietta is currently working on preliminary designs for the space station through a $24 million federal contract. She interviews Richard Davis and John Dye of Martin Marietta. Host: Ken Johnson