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(Studio: Lester Holt) The work by space shuttle Discovery astronauts on the International Space Station shown.
(Studio: Lester Holt) The finals days of space shuttle space flights reviewed on the 40th anniversary of the flight of Apollo 13; scenes shown of people watching the shuttle launches, the moon landing & recent flights; details given about the losses of Challenger & Columbia & Apollo 13, NASA's most successful failure. [NASA astronaut Clayton ANDERSON- reacts to the program coming to an end.] [President John F. KENNEDY - speaks about landing a man on the moon.] [In Alabama, at moon rover program, YOUNGSTER - speaks about the opportunity.] [NBC News Jay BARBREE- recalls what happened with Apollo 13.] [NASA astronaut Stephanie WILSON- speaks about the end of the shuttle era & what is next.]
- Holt, Lester
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