CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 03, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Johnson Space Center: Bruce Hall) Status of flight of space shuttle Atlantis and its secret mission reviewed; animation shown of spy satellite and its role; radar images shown from 1984 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) tape. [Ex-US arms negotiator Paul WARNKE - says satellite is deterrent against USSR .] [Brookings Institution Paul STARES - discusses purpose of spy satellites.] Scenes shown of rocket boosters being recovered in ocean.
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