Science: Station MOON

The U.S. Army does not admit officially that it plans to shoot rockets at the moon. Congress might think it frivolous, though the moon is the handiest gull's-eye for extra-atmospheric target practice. In spite of the Army's reticence, Dr. J. A. Hutcheson, associate director of the Westinghouse Research Laboratories, has heard unofficially that the Army's first moon rocket may be fired in 18 months. This seemed optimistic, considering the difficulties. But last week Dr. Hutcheson was excitedly designing a radio station to be rocketed to the moon, where it would broadcast back...

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