CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The latest problem on the Russian space station Mir that saw an accidentally pulled cable lead to a power outage reported; scenes shown. Interview with "Space News" editor Lou Rains about Mir presented. [RAINS - assesses the extent of the stress on the Mir crew, the planned repair spacewalk that will include astronaut Michael Foale and the importance of the aging space station to Russia because it brings in hard currency from the Americans and French; outlines one of the weaknesses of the Russian space program: substandard software.]
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