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Space / Lost Mars Spacecraft / Report #385000

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pasadena: Bill Whitaker) The release of a report blaming NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) for the loss of the Mars Climate Orbiter reported. [Jet Propulsion Lab director Edward STONE - says NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) made a serious error.] [Investigation chairman Arthur STEPHENSON - says the team that designed one mission was asked to cover three.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Edward WEILER - opposes firing people for the error.] [Consultant Bill HARWOOD - says NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) cannot accept the failure of a spacecraft on its way to Mars.]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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