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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: Miles O'Brien) The internal report on the loss of the Mars Climate Orbiter examined; details given of the confusion over metric versus English measuring systems that led to the orbiter's demise. [NASA associate administrator Ed WEILER - says the entire Mars team is to blame for the failure.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) investigative board Art STEPHENSON - comments on the error.] The board's recommendations for the next Mars mission outlined. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Jet Propulsion Lab Ed STONE - comments.]

O'Brien, Miles;
Woodruff, Judy

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