NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) Status of space shuttle Challenger's current mission examined; films from craft shown. [Voice of commander Robert CRIPPEN - reports success of Terry Hart in deploying platform.] Platform, called long duration exposure facility, said scheduled for retrieval later in year; experiments aboard platform mentioned. Tomorrow's scheduled retrieval and repair of Solar Max satellite by George Nelson and others discussed.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell
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