AMERICAN SCENE: A Ghost Town of Gantries

Few crusades in history have ignited a nation's imagination and determination more than the U.S. goal set in 1961 by President John Kennedy "of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth " by the end of the decade. Yet less than five years after that seemingly impossible mission was accomplished, the Apollo program is ended, and there are no plans for Americans to return to the moon in this century. TIME

Correspondent David Lee, who covered the moon landings in the '60s, recently revisited Cape Canaveral and the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. His...

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