NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Ellington Field, Texas: Jim Cummins) Upcoming October shuttle flight of Mercury astronaut Senator John Glenn reported; history of Glenn's early space flight given; Glenn's participation in study of aging during shuttle flight noted. [GLENN - says he enjoyed his test flight; in 1962, comments on his first space flight; says he always wanted to return to space; explains why he is going on the mission.] [PEOPLE - support Glenn's flight.]
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