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Space: Shuttle Grounding / Hubble Space Telescope #333476

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 29, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Kennedy Space Center: Bruce Hall) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) reported grounding space shuttle fleet after finding fuel leak on shuttle Atlantis; Atlantis and Columbia leaks illustrated on screen; scenes shown from Kennedy Space Center. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) associate administrator William LENOIR - comments.] [Federation of American scientists John PIKE - criticizes shuttle.] [Unidentified ANNOUNCER - describes leak.] [Space shuttle program director Robert CRIPPEN - comments.]

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Congressional reaction to findings of defects in Hubble telescope featured; details illustrated on screen. [Senator Albert GORE - criticizes NASA.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Lennard FISK - defends NASA.] [Senator Barbara MIKULSKI - comments on reliability of space program.]

Engberg, Eric;
Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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