ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Edwards AFB, California: Morton Dean) Landing of space shuttle Discovery at Edwards Air Force Base featured; scenes shown of landing and of greeting of crew by Vice President George Bush. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Richard TRULY - calls mission a success.] [Shuttle astronaut Mike LOUNGE - comments.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Congratulations to astronauts from Governor Michael Dukakis quoted. Report introduced.
(Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas: Lynn Sherr) Review of liftoff and flight of Discovery featured; details given of American's reaction, scenes shown. [Pilot Richard COVEY - says liftoff was anxiety-producing.] [Mission specialist Dave HILMERS, Rick HAUCK - comment during shuttle flight.] Scenes shown of Challenger astronauts. [HAUCK - pays tribute to Challenger crew.]
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