NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) Timer snafu possibly causing another postponement in launch of space shuttle Discovery examined; implications for NASA's shuttle program in general considered. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Jesse MOORE - acknowledges possible delay.] Apparent source of problem explained; Discovery's aborted launches in June reviewed. Films shown. Tomorrow's scheduled launch time announced.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell
(Studio) Econ. impact of shuttle problems due to competition from European Space Agency discussed; possibility that recent problems are interrelated noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer, Robert Bazell