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Space Exploration / US-USSR Status / United States Military Shuttle Programs #550488

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) "Jane's Space Flight Directory"'s comments on contrast in United States and USSR space programs reported Senate subcommittee 's findings on construction program for military shuttle launches site at Vandenberg AFB, California, described.

(DC: John Hart) Problems with Vandenberg as Air Force launch site, according to Senator report cited; details given, scenes shown. [Test commander Major General Donald HENDERSON - comments.] [Senator James SASSER - comments.] [HENDERSON - responds.] [SASSER - says plans for facility use should be suspended.] [HENDERSON - responds.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hart, John

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