National Affairs: RACE INTO SPACE

The Russians Are Running Hard And Rewards of Victory Are Great

BEFORE the U.S. can get going at top speed on a full-scale space program, it must cope with two big problems. It must clear the lines of bureaucratic responsibility and see that the space program is directed with determined authority; last month the President made a start on this problem, but only a start, when he transferred the Army's space team to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (TIME, Nov. 2). The second and overriding problem: the U.S. must develop an official understanding...

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