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Himself - NBC News Reporter
Himself - Correspondent
(Late 1950s) Reporter at WALB radio and TV in Albany, Georgia, USA, where he reported on his first space related story, in 1957 about the Russian Sputnik launch.
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[About his record of covering every US manned space mission beginning with the first in 1961] "I'm proud that I've been able to accomplish something that can never be matched," Barbree said. He said he's sure other journalists will cover as many launches in the future, but no one else will be able to say they did so from the start.
The only American astronauts for which he did not witness take offs were those who launched at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian operated Kazak launch site for International Space Station missions utilizing Russian spacecraft. This is due to the conclusion of the NASA Space Shuttle program, making (at least temporarily) Russian spacecraft the only means used by astronauts ...
NBC News six decade space correspondent and commentator.