Earth & Space Sir:
May I pour a little soothing oil on American heartburn over the failure of your Sputnik? Look around the free world and take stock of what your first Sputnikcalled by some Marshall Aiddid for mankind, and take heart. A nation capable of such deeds can laugh off its first failures.
ERNEST J. BOURNE London
Sir: Let us not worry about our delayed satellite. Who Sputniks last, Sputniks best.
SIG. GROSSMANN Rio de Janeiro
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