Search the Archive

Space Shuttle / Private Enterprise #321735

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 15, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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.]

Dow, David;
Kuralt, Charles

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.