Science: Trail of the Lunik

Russian spacemen crowed last week, and they had plenty to crow about. They had hit the moon, and U.S. scientists were not inclined to minimize their achievement. Furthermore, the Russians declared that they had been able to guide their missile in midflight, correcting its course to make sure it hit its target.

Turn in Space. The Russians issued no explanation of how this was done. Easiest way is to turn the final-stage rocket in a desired direction by gyros or gas jets and then burn additional fuel to speed it up, slow it down...

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