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Space: Shuttle / Glenn's Flight #176783

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today's launch of the space shuttle carrying Senator John Glenn reported. [Voices of GLENN, Discovery commander Curtis BROWN - comment on the flight.]

(Kennedy Space Center, Florida: Morton Dean) The countdown to takeoff featured; scenes shown of Glenn and the crew today and in 1962 and of the actual liftoff. [Spectator Lucia ATKINS - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Aaron Brown) America's interest in the shuttle launch featured; scenes shown of various groups watching. [Eight PEOPLE, two KIDS - express wonder about the flight and praise Glenn.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) website mentioned.

Brown, Aaron;
Dean, Morton;
Jennings, Peter

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