Science: Journey into Space

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The youngsters have already zoomed confidently off into the vast ocean of space; they can buy space suits, space guns and rockets in almost any toyshop. In 50-odd science fiction magazines, space travel is a favorite theme. Eight comic strips and at least two TV programs are flying through space. "Scientific" space books are brisk sellers. But not all members of the space cult are storytellers, crackpots or kids. Some serious scientists believe that space flight will surely come, and perhaps soon, but they know that separating facts and fancy about space...

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