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Space: Station Mir #175078

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: Morton Dean) The problem with oxygen generation on the Russia space station Mir featured; details given of the failure of the primary and secondary systems, how they might be fixed and the crew's emergency escape plan. [Former astronaut Dr. Norman THAGARD - comments.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer; Moscow: Gillian Findlay) The Russians' downplaying of the oxygen problem and the issue of the communication problems between the United States and Russian space agencies about this problem discussed.

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Findlay, Gillian;
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:03:10

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