CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Johnson Space Center: Bruce Hall) Problem of debris floating in space featured; details given, Air Force animation shown. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientist Don KESSLER - comments on possibility of collisions in space.] Nature of clutter described; dangers to space craft noted. [KESSLER - says people could die if their craft is hit by larger object.] [Captain Lloyd TETRAULT - comments.] NASA's plan to protect shuttles with armor discussed.
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