ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Rogers Commission investigation of space shuttle disaster noted. Questions from commission members with regard to NASA's cooperation in answering questions cited.
(NYC: James Walker) President Reagan's directives to NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) administration James Fletcher, with regard to implementing Rogers Commission recommendations noted. Recommendations with regard to flight readiness reviews stated. ABC News information re: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) procedure for such reviews reported; details given, scenes shown. [Former solid rocket booster chief Lawrence MULLOY - comments with regard to O-ring seals.] NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) records said not offered to commission till after investigation completed. Reactions of commission mbrs., include Robert Hotz and commission executive director Elton Keel, described. Reaction of House Science and Technology Committee mbrs. stated. [Representative Manuel LUJAN - comments.]