ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 1983
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(Studio) Communications satellite launched by space shuttle Challenger last night said experiencing difficulties.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Houston, Texas) Problems arising with satellite, TDRSS, examined; films shown. [Voice of astronaut Story MUSGRAVE - announces satellite's launch.] [Voice of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Steve NESBITT - announces satellite's tumbling.] TDRSS' orbital problems and NASA's efforts to correct error described. [Lieutenant General James ABRAHAMSON - is confident that situation will be corrected.] Films aboard Challenger with Musgrave shown.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr
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