Science: .. . And a Link-Up in Space

Echoing Glenn Seaborg's anticipation of U.S.-Soviet collaboration in atomic research, NASA officials announced that the two nations were planning a joint space mission that could come as early as 1974. The most likely first step, Americans and Soviet planners decided, will be to dock an Apollo spacecraft with a Russian space station similar to the Salyut now in orbit. Following this, the space scientists envision a link-up between a Soyuz spacecraft and an American Skylab scheduled for launch in 1973.

The first general agreement to pool space age hardware and know-how came in...

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