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Challenger Explosion #546649

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Cape Canaveral, Florida: Jay Barbree) Apparent focus of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) investigation into explosion of space shuttle Challenger and death of its crew discussed; scenes shown.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Cape Canaveral, Florida: Robert Bazell) Debris and human remains found so far in Coast Guard and Navy search examined; scenes shown. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Hugh HARRIS - describes size of bone fragment.] Course of investigation so far considered. [Marshall space flight center director Dr. William LUCAS - instructs workers in their inquiry.]

Barbree, Jay;
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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