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Space Shuttle #90523

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 25, 1984
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(Studio) Space shuttle Discovery launch reported postponed due to malfunctioning computer.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cape Canaveral, Florida) Circumstances surrounding aborted launch examined; films shown. [Voice of launch control Mark HESS - announces postponed launch.] [Shuttle operations director Thomas UTSMAN - concurs with decision to abort.] Source of problem explained. [Shuttle avionics deputy manager Carroll DAWSON - is fatalistic about such problems.] Delay in Columbia's maiden voyage 3 years ago due to computer programming problem recalled. Passenger Charles Walker mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

(Studio) Econs. involved in delay and new scheduled launch date discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Sherr, Lynn

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