NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Cape Canaveral: Robert Bazell) Direction of the United States space program examined; scenes shown from aboard the space shuttle Atlantis now orbiting the earth; details given of criticisms of NASA. [NASA administrator Admiral Richard TRULY - defends NASA.] Cost and missions of shuttle program reviewed; animation shown of projected space station. [Federation of American Scientists John PIKE - talks about space station.] [Representative Bill GREEN - comments.] Role of the space station and the future for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) discussed.
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