ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 26, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) of next scheduled space shuttle flight reported; Challenger explosion recalled. Report introduced.
(DC: Bettina Gregory) Absence of outlaying of United States space plans during President Reagan's State of the Union address and cancelling of expected briefing by NASA's James Fletcher due to dispute over government subsidies for industry space platform reported; animation shown. White House plans for NASA's subsidizing of private station outlined on screen. Expected space policy detailed; Neil Armstrong's moon walk in 1969 shown.
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