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Space: Shuttle Columbia / Accident Report / Cernan Interview #736270

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Miles O'Brien) The final report on the space shuttle Columbia disaster that criticized NASA's management practices examined; details given of the specifics of NASA's failures & the call for a new safety team. [Columbia Investigation Board Scott HUBBARD†- says nobody was hearing the signals.] [Columbia Accident Investigation Board chairman Adm. Hal GEHMAN†- says the leadership will have to actively drive the bad cultural traits out.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with former astronaut Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan. [From Houston, CERNAN - talks about safety versus cost & schedule; talks about NASA in his days as an astronaut; states now the astronauts have to be integrated into the NASA culture.]

Brown, Aaron;
O'Brien, Miles

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