NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A harrowing return to Earth for astronauts in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft reported; scenes shown of the astronauts in Star City, Russia.
(Washington: Robert Hager) The lingering question of whether a rescue of the space shuttle Columbia astronauts would have been possible explored; newly-released video shown of the shuttle’s launch; animations shown. [Columbia Accident Investigation Board chairman Adm. Hal GEHMAN- explains the scenario leading up to the shuttle’s breakup; comments on the foam which tore loose from the shuttle.]
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