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Challenger space shuttle disaster - Reaction and analysis

Title
Challenger space shuttle disaster - Reaction and analysis
Genre
Interview
TX Date
29 Jan 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:09:15
Description
Assessment of the Challenger space shuttle explosion. Space expert Dr David Whitehouse on what went so disastrously wrong; Congressman Bill Nelson on the space programme now being put on temporary hold. Whitehouse then discusses this, the need for manned operations, and the effect of the disaster on the European Space Agency. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Douglas Cameron).
Contributors
Douglas Cameron?; David Whitehouse; Bill Nelson; William Nelson
Keywords
Accidents; USA; Deaths; Space exploration; Explosions; NASA; Astronauts; ESA; Space shuttles; Satellites; Challenger; Cape Canaveral

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