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Space: Shuttle Columbia / Disaster / Space Program #720970

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 01, 2003
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(Cape Cavaveral: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Brian Williams) The future for the American space program examined following the breakup of the space shuttle Columbia during re-entry; scenes shown of the 1967 launch-pad fire that killed three astronauts, the problems with Apollo XIII & the January 28, 1986, explosion of the Challenger. [In 1986, President REAGAN - remembers the Challenger astronauts.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live interview held with former astronaut Rick Hauck†. [From Washington, HAUCK - says you know you are in a very risky business; states this cannot be the end of the shuttle or space program.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Brian

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