Space: Nine More Astronauts

As the U.S. space program raises its horizons,new and younger men are needed to perform the difficult tasks that deeper space exploration demands. Last week in Houston the National Aeronautics and Space Administration unveiled its second batch of astronauts—nine young spacemen on whose shoulders will ride much of the success of the U.S. race to the moon.

Since they will be national heroes as well as hard-working technicians, it is only fitting that all are handsome, married (average: two children), and with good backgrounds and college educations. They are slightly younger than the first batch (32.5 v....

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