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Space: Shuttle Discovery #788643

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The delay in the launch of the space shuttle Discovery due to safety problems featured; details given about the potential icing of the shuttle's exterior fuel line & of the planned repairs. [NASA administrator Mike GRIFFIN†- says we will not rush the flight.] The shuttle Columbia's disastrous problem with its insulating foam recalled. [Shuttle Discovery mission specialist Wayne HALE†- comments on the problems.] [In interview two months ago, shuttle commander Eileen COLLINS†- predicts the safest of flights; states she has no sense of fear about flying.]

Reporter(s):
Vargas, Elizabeth;
Woodruff, Bob
Duration:
00:02:40

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