Science: Security in Space

The world is about to watch a strange and exciting show: U.S. industry, led by scientists and engineers and backed by the U.S. Government, is headed for outer space. The cost of the campaign will be as astronomical as its objective, but the men who lead it consider its success a national necessity. They point out that the earth's atmosphere is an insignificant film, thinner in proportion than the skin of an apple, and that military technology is about to outgrow it, as it outgrew the earth's surface two world wars ago. Navigation of...

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