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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 1983
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(Studio) Nuclear-powered USSR satellite Cosmos 1402 reported heading towards earth.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Las Vegas, NV) United States Air Force's preparations for satellite's reentry into earth's atmosphere and possible fall on United States territory examined; incident involving USSR satellite hitting Canada 5 years ago recalled.
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

(Ottawa, Canada) Canada's preparations should Cosmos debris hit Canadian land examined. [Colonel Robert FOUND - notes ease with which radioactive material is located.] Canada's experience 5 years ago recalled; films shown. [Colonel E. CHAMPAGNE - is pleased with that cleanup operation.]
REPORTER: Nancy Fernandez

(Sussex, England) Europe's preparation for Cosmos' reentry examined; films shown. Kettering Boys School in England noted 1st to predict Cosmos' fall; details given. [Tracker Max WHITE - describes constant stream of space refuse hitting earth.]
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Policy offered by Lloyd's of London against death or injury from Cosmos reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Fernandez, Nancy;
Murphy, Dennis

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