Letters, Feb. 24, 1958

The Big Lift

Sir:

If the Army plans to send up a live animal in a satellite, may we suggest that they use the Navy goat?

GEORGE M. WRENN

Wharton, Texas

Sir:

What'll you bet Pravda renames our Explorer satellite Spitenik?

RIP REILLY

Cleveland

Sir:

Instead of the trite sobriquet Explorer, the U.S. moon should have been dubbed Minerva ; for, like the goddess of old, it too sprang from Jupiter's head.

WILLIAM T. INFIRMIER

Catonsville, Md.

Sir:

Isn't it a coincidence that the launching site for the projectile in Jules Verne's From the Earth to the...

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