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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Fred Francis) The interest in Mars, which is closer to Earth than in nearly 60,000 years, featured; scenes shown from viewing parties around the globe. [Mars FANS – comment.] [Astronomer Dave TROTT†- describes how close Mars will appear.] [“Sky and Telescope” magazine Kelley BEATTY†- explains why Mars is called the Red Planet.] [Griffith Observatory director Dr. Edward KRUPP†- talks about the possibility of life on Mars.] [Astronomer Jeff SCHROEDER‡- comments on his homemade telescope.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) More information on noted.

Williams, Brian;
Francis, Fred

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