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Space / Shuttle Columbia / Flight Delay #388590

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The postponement of the first space shuttle flight commanded by a woman, United States Air Force Colonel Eileen Collins, reported; details given of a moment to honor John F. Kennedy, Junior, wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette at the Kennedy Space Center. [Mission CONTROL - requests the moment of reflection; announces the flight postponement.] [CBS News consultant Bill HARWOOD - talks about the Chandra X-Ray Telescope; says Columbia is due for an overhaul.]

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