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Space Shuttle / Private Enterprise #321735

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 15, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) European Space Agency reported launching rocket that placed satellites in orbit; details given, scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) Pvt. industry in space featured; details given, General Dynamics tape shown. [American Rocket Company spokesperson George KOOPMAN - comments on business] Challenger disaster noted changing traditional views of space travel. [Ex-NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) official Thomas PAINE - comments on economy space development] Europe, China (PR) and USSR reported competing with United States with regard to space technology [Space Commerce Corporation spokesperson Arthur DULA -comments on USSR and space.] Impact of Challenger disaster discussed. [McDonnell Douglas Corporation spokesperson Louis RABURN - comments on situation.]

Reporter(s):
Dow, David;
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:02:50

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