CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Miami: Byron Pitts) Failure of launch of Titan rocket carrying spy satellite reported; scenes shown from Kennedy Space Center of explosion; cost of failed mission given. [US Air Force Brigadier General F. Randall STARBUCK - says the pitch of the rocket was the only sign of trouble.] [Science writer Bill HARWOOD - says the shuttle is the most reliable rocket, but the Titan has a high failure rate.]
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