NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 04, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Darmstadt, West Germany) European Space Agency's successful launch of Ariane rocket carrying communications satellite noted possibly posing threat to NASA's space shuttle program; details given, films shown. Recent bombing of European Space Agency's headquarters by terrorists and lawsuit against the agency by United States space programs discussed. [Agency director Kurt HEFTMAN - comments on lawsuit.] Scheduled launch of another Ariane next year carrying US satellite mentioned.
REPORTER: Vic Aicken
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