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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.
(Kennedy Space Center: Tom Costello) The successful launch of the space shuttle Discovery featured; details given of concerns about falling foam & debris; scenes shown of the takeoff, astronaut Jeff Williams watching the launch from the International Space Station, cheering spectators. [Shuttle program manager Wayne HALE- downplays the debris coming off.] [Spectator Beth LEAVITT- reacts.] [NASA administrator Michael GRIFFIN- defends the space program.]
- Curry, Ann;
- Costello, Tom
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