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Space: Shuttle Discovery #832757

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 03, 2006
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The postponement of the launch of the space shuttle Discovery because of a crack in the foam introduced.

(Kennedy Space Center: Lisa Stark) The prospects for a launch tomorrow featured; diagram shown of the crack in the foam; details recalled of the doom of the space shuttle Columbia due to falling foam. [NASA's John SHANNON - comments on the fallen piece of foam.] [GlobalSecurity.org director John PIKE†- talks "foam."] [Astronaut Col. Cady COLEMAN†- comments on the crew's view.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) The role of the shuttles in providing a lifeline to the International Space Station noted.

(Johnson Space Center in Houston: John Berman) The shuttle as a dinosaur or white elephant featured; details given about why it is needed for the ISS, the Hubble Space Telescope & NASA jobs. [Space shuttle program manager Wayne HALE†- says we are flying with 1970-vintage electronics.] [Former NASA historian professor Alex ROLAND†- talks about the international partnership.]

Reporter(s):
Moran, Terry;
Stark, Lisa;
Berman, John
Duration:
00:05:00

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