CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Plante) Challenger investigation reported revealing near- disaster with launch of Columbia shuttle; details given, scenes shown. Representative Bill Nelson recalled member of crew. [NELSON - reacts to findings.] Rogers commission's final conclusions, include criticism of NASA, Morton Thiokol and Lockheed, quoted on screen, discussed. Chief of staff Don. Regan's response to NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) administration James Fletcher's request for shuttle to replace Challenger mentioned.
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