CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jan 02, 1999
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(Studio: Marina Kolbe) Winter storms threatening to delay the launch of the Mars Polar Lander from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, reported. [Launch weather officer Joel TUMBIOLO - describes storm hazards which will delay the launch.]
(Studio: Marina Kolbe) Report introduced.
(Cape Canaveral, Florida: John Zarrella) Mission of the Mars Lander space probe featured; pictures shown from Mars; computer animation shown of the spacecraft landing on Mars. [Mars 98 project manager John McNAMEE - talks about finding water on Mars.] [Lockheed chief scientist Martin Ben CLARK - says this will be the first polar landing on Mars.] [Mars 98 imaging team Peter SMITH - describes one Mars Lander experiment.] [Mars 98 imaging team Mike MALIN - talks about the photos that will be taken on descent on Mars.]
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