ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Lynn Sherr) Surviving theory as to why space shuttle Challenger exploded discussed; latest scenes, photos of disaster shown, explained. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Wayne LITTLES - believes solid rocket booster seal failure caused explosion.] Details of scenario outlined, illustrated on screen. [President commission member Major General Don. KUTYNA and Marshall Space Flight Center spokesperson Harold SCOFIELD - discuss probable sequence of events.] Probable effect on NASA's schedule for resumption of shuttle mission considered.
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