NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 02, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas: Dan Molina) Press conference by space shuttle astronauts featured; scenes shown. [Commander Rick HAUCK pilot Dick COVEY - comment on liftoff and anxiety during ascent.] Tribute to Challenger astronauts reported; scenes shown of Challenger crew. Renewal of space shuttle program reviewed; file pictures shown.
(Edwards AFB, California: David Burrington) Edwards AFB, site of planned shuttle landing, featured; scenes shown. [Sacred Heart Church Bob McKEON - prays for safe landing for Discovery.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) administration Richard TRULY - discusses safety.] [PEOPLE - talk about being at landing.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Planned landing announced.