ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Impact on commercial use of NASA's shuttle program of recent series of rocket launch failures, include Challenger, noted; administration said considering giving military priority over shuttle flights when program resumes. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) customer services director Chester LEE, Hughes Comm Incorporated executive vice president John KOEHLER, Representative Robert TORRICELLI - criticize plan.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) administration James Fletcher's assessment of cost to resume shuttle program for space stn. mentioned. [Astronaut John YOUNG - cites need to make shuttle safety a priority.]
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