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Space: Shuttle Columbia / Disaster / Investigation #721190

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, for the crew of the space shuttle Columbia disaster noted; Vice President Dick Cheney’s eulogy quoted; scenes shown.

(Johnson Space Center: Robert Hager) The investigation into the breakup of the Columbia featured; amateur videos from St. George, Utah, and Sparks, Nevada, shown. [Space shuttle program manager Ron DITTEMORE†- says we’re still looking for the elusive missing link.] [Amateur astronomer Jay LAWSON‡- describes his view of the descent.] [Arizona Department of Public Safety Steve VOLDEN††- comments on the number of calls from people who think they have found evidence.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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