Space: Keeping Apollo on Schedule

Despite technical setbacks, and an increasingly tight budget, NASA seems determined to meet the goal set by President Kennedy seven years ago: a manned U.S. landing on the moon during this decade. Last week Apollo's program director, Lieut. General Samuel C. Phillips, announced a revised schedule that will postpone the manned flight of the glitch-ridden lunar module (LM), and may add a manned flight around the moon to the prelanding missions, yet still place astronauts on the moon before the end of 1969.

NASA is forging ahead with its plans for the first manned test flight of the Apollo spacecraft...

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