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Space / Glenn / Morgan / Mir / Cosmonaut Birthday #420128

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 16, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Announcement by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) that Senator John Glenn will fly on a future space shuttle flight updated; the focus on Glenn's research on aging noted. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Daniel GOLDIN - talks about Glenn's historic return.] [In interview GLENN - talks about research that will be done in the field of osteoporosis; his bathroom fall and the mission.] NASA's clearing the way for school teacher Barbara Morgan to fly aboard the space shuttle Discovery outlined; scenes shown of Morgan. Recalled that Morgan was backup to teacher Christa McAuliffe, who was killed on Challenger. The 50th birthday of cosmonaut, Anatoly Sovilov, commander of the space station Mir announced; scenes shown.

Shaw, Bernard

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