NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 19, 1992
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(East Lansing: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Bazell) Overall problems with the United States space program as exemplified by the problems with the Hubble Space Telescope featured; report in the "New York Times" that the telescope manufacturer knew about the defects in the mirror all along noted. [Federation of American Scientists John PIKE - says Hubble is an example of the space program's problems.] Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert Gore shown visiting a NASA facility with administrator Daniel Goldin. [GORE - criticizes the space program under President Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle.] NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) animations shown of the proposed space station, the production of which would create aerospace industry jobs.