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Nightline #647863

ABC Special for Wednesday, Jul 20, 1994

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  • Live discussions with Ted Koppel (ABC), Michael Guillen (ABC), and astronomer Richard Berendzen re: the significance of the collision of Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet fragments with the planet Jupiter.
  • Taped segment with Guillen, Heidi Hammel of MIT, Hubble space telescope scientist Hal Weaver, Professor Carl Sagan, Dr. David Schleicher of Lowell Observatory, comet co-discoverers Gene Shoemaker and Carolyn Levy, and NASA astronomer David Morrison.
  • Taped segment with author Andrew Chaikin, Apollo 11 lunar landing flight director Gene Kranz, Apollo 11 flight operations director Chris Kraft, Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan, and Apollo 12 astronaut Al Bean re: the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon 25 years ago today.

  • Reporter(s):
    Koppel, Ted (ABC);
    Guillen, Michael (ABC)

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