CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 27, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: John Holliman) The question of whether the US-Russian joint venture to build an international space station should go forward because Russia is behind schedule examined. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) office of space flight Wilbur TRAFTON - cites the Russian delay.] Vice President Al Gore said meeting with Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin next month to discuss station funding.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Interview held with National Space Society Pat Dasch about the Russian space program. [DASCH - says Russia cannot afford not to be part of the project, but the United States needs to know where American funds given to Russia went; points out that it would be negative for both Russia and the project if it dropped out of the space station development.]