Letters, Aug. 6, 1979

Out of the Sky

To the Editors:

After Skylab showered debris across this country, I'm glad that God, and not NASA, put the moon into orbit around the earth.

David Holden Melbourne

Skylab is down. And no one was hurt. NASA'S predictions have been vindicated.

William J. Larson

Minneapolis

If Murphy's Law ("If anything can go wrong, it will") is valid, why didn't Skylab break up over New York City Paris or Peking?

Paul Labotz Manheim, Pa.

It is interesting to consider the words of the biblical Prophet Obadiah: "Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and...

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