ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1982
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(Studio) Successful launch of space shuttle Columbia announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Kennedy Space Center) Launch examined; films shown. Astronauts Gordon Fullerton and Jack Lousma incld. in report Amy and Chip Carter, FBI director William Webster noted among those viewing launch. [Voice of launch control Hugh HARRIS - counts down.] [Operations director George PAGE - announces launch time.] Heartbeats of both Fullerton and Lousma mentioned. [LOUSMA - comments on ride.] [Mission control HOUSTON - recommends shutting some equipment down.] Shuttle's planned operation outlined.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr
(Studio) [Former astronaut Gene CERNAN - discusses significance of mission.]
(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast