ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1986
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.
(DC: Lynn Sherr) Latest findings in NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) investigation of space shuttle Challenger's explosion examined; scenes, photos shown. President's commission, with astronauts Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride among mbrs., mentioned beginning its own inquiry today. [RIDE - comments.] Contd. scrutiny of weather's possible role in explosion cited. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) comptroller C. Thomas NEWMAN - notes size of contributions to replace Challenger versus actual cost of each shuttle.] Moratorium on shuttle flights until cause of Challenger's destruction is determined noted.
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