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Space Shuttle #530152

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 04, 1983
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(Studio) Delays in launch of Challenger recalled; today's successful launch discussed, shown. Astronauts Paul Weitz, Karol Bobko, Story Musgrave and Don. Peterson mentioned, shown. Photos of damaged heat shield shown; Challenger's mission goals outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cape Canaveral, Florida) Factors delaying shuttle program this year and NASA's efforts to compress schedule into remaining mos. discussed. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Tom UTSMAN - thinks schedule is realistic.] Space lab project, for which Challenger is laying groundwork, discussed; commercial aspect of shuttle project explained. Pols. involved in shuttle program discussed.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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