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Nightline: The Loss of the Columbia #720835

ABC Special for Monday, Feb 03, 2003

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  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC), former shuttle astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, and Duke University Professor Alex Roland re: the future of the space shuttle program in the aftermath of Saturday’s catastrophic break up of the shuttle Columbia during reentry.
  • Taped segment with Deborah Amos (ABC), Shuttle Program Manager Ron Dittemore, Lisa Stark (ABC), Stanford University Professor Elisabeth Pate-Cornell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Eugene Covert‡, Don Nelson of NASA, “New Republic” Senior Editor Gregg Easterbrook, and NASA Deputy Associate Administrator Michael Kostelnik.
  • Taped segment with Jim Wooten (ABC), then President John F. Kennedy, Sen. Bill Nelson, Space Policy Institute Director John Logsdon, University of Maryland Professor Robert Park, and ABC News consultant John Pike.
  • Reporter(s):
    Amos, Deborah;
    Wooten, Jim

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