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Space Shuttle Program Director Wayne Hale -- Audio Clips
05.19.06
 
Space Shuttle Program Director Wayne Hale talks to reporters about the rollout of Space Shuttle Discovery to Launch Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. First motion from NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building was at 12:45 p.m. EDT.

More information on the mission is available at www.nasa.gov/shuttle.

CUT 1 - WAYNE HALE, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, SPACE SHUTTLE
Running time: :16
OUT: "...LOT OF WORK TO DO..."
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Transcript of CUT 1:
"We are home free when the wheels stop rolling on the runway, OK? And it's an uphill job to fly a vehicle in space every minute of every day between now and that wheel stop date. It is a difficult business and it requires attention every day, and we've got a lot of work to do. "


CUT 2 - WAYNE HALE, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, SPACE SHUTTLE
Running time: :16
OUT: "...HAS GONE FORWARD TODAY"
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Transcript of CUT 2:
"The mood of the workers here is ecstatic. I mean this is a great, great day to see the orbiter roll to the launch pad. Everybody has been working very hard for the last several months to come to this day and we're just, everybody that I've talked to has just been really pleased that this has gone forward today."


CUT 3 - WAYNE HALE, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, SPACE SHUTTLE
Running time: :10
OUT: "...UNTIL IT'S DONE"
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Transcript of CUT 3:
"We're very hopeful and I feel a good degree of confidence that it will all come out good or else we wouldn't have rolled the vehicle out here today. But you can't say it's done until it's done."