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Nightline #648665

ABC Special for Thursday, Jul 17, 1997

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  • Live discussions with Chris Wallace (ABC), Mike Lee (ABC), former Mir astronaut Dr. Norman Thagard, and Russian space program consultant James Oberg re: problems aboard the Mir space station.
  • Taped segment with Ned Potter (ABC), Rep. James Sensenbrenner, astronaut Jerry Linenger, astronaut James Lovell, NASA Administrator Frank Culbertson, Victor Blagov of the Russian Space Agency, and John Pike of the American Federation of Scientists.
  • Taped segment with Bill Blakemore (ABC), Pathfinder Director Anthony Spear, Mars Exploration Director Norm Haynes, project scientist Matt Golombek, Mission Director Jennifer Harris, Data Systems Manager Al Sacks, and Experiment Operations Chief John Wellman, and unidentified others re: the team of scientists responsible for the success of the Mars Pathfinder.

  • Reporter(s):
    Blakemore, Bill;
    Potter, Ned

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