SPACE: Flying High

Last week's space-age notes:

¶ Three engines burning furiously, an Air Force Atlas missile shot into the sky on a successful but limited (3,000 miles) test flight. It was the third fully powered (360,000-lb. thrust) flight for the 6,000-mile-plus ICBM. In preparation: a full-range shot, early this fall.

¶ The Navy gave the full story on what happened to a Vanguard satellite that got lost in the skies on its way to orbit last May. The Vanguard, the Navy explained, was supposed to have climbed to 300-400 miles, then gone into its...

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