Science: Heading for the Hills

ONLY nine months have passed since man made his first lunar landing, and many Americans have already become rather blase about moon shots. But to the thousands of spectators in Florida and millions in front of TV sets around the world, last week's Apollo launch—televised from close up for the first time—had obviously lost none of its awesome drama. "Good luck, and head for the hills!" called Cape Kennedy launch control to the Apollo crew. Apollo 13 did just that. It lifted off into the hazy Florida skies in a cloud of flame and,...

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