Space: Still Moonward Bound

President Kennedy had Congress and the public with him when, early in his Administration, he got the U.S. space program racing toward the moon. Bruised by Soviet space successes, national pride demanded that the first man on the moon be an American instead of a Russian, whatever the cost.

The cost is moon-high. Though $20 billion is the stated price tag, some experts feel it may take as much as $40 billion to put two U.S. astronauts on the moon by 1970, the present target date of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration....

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