CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather ) Report introduced.
(Kennedy Space Center, Florida: Bruce Hall) Weather conds. reported possibly delaying tomorrow's launch of shuttle Atlantis; details given, scenes shown. [Air Force meteorologist Captain Tom STRANGE - comments.] Engineers quoted with regard to problems with bolts located in shuttle's orbiter. Atlantis' mission noted classified. [Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Ron RAND, Shuttle astronaut Jerry ROSS - refuse to discuss mission.] [Federal of American Scientists spokesperson John PIKE - says USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev will have photos of satellite.] TASS article quoted on screen with regard to satellite that Atlantis will launch; satellite illus. [Brookings Institution spokesperson Paul STARES - comments.] [Shuttle commander Robert "Hoot" GIBSON - comments on secrecy of flight.]
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