CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: John Holliman) The latest setback for the Russian space station Mir examined; details given of the heart problems of Mir commander Vasily Tsibliyev and of the Russian request that astronaut Michael Foale be used as a replacement in the planned repair spacewalk. [Astronaut Jerry LINENGER - cites the problems of working within a Russian spacesuit for the spacewalk.] Cosmonauts shown practicing the repair mission at the Star City, Russia, water tank. [Former astronaut Dr. Norm THAGARD, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Mir manager Phil ENGLELAUF - talk about the options.]
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