NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 28, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) Discovery that at least some Challenger astronauts were aware of fatal problem and lived after explosion examined; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of CONTROL and commander Dick SCOBEE - relay final instructions.] Michael Smith's final remarks quoted on screen. [Dr. Joseph KERWIN - acknowledges possibility crew was conscious after explosion.] [Former astronaut Robert OVERMYER - theorizes as to basis of Smith's comment.] NASA's findings as to crew's post-explosion conditions outlined.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Contd. mystery of crew's state during fall to ocean noted.
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