Space: Drama from the Moon

The script called for a spaceman's view of a crash landing on the moon. For background music there would be the high whine of telemetry signals literally coming from out of this world. With the aid of some of the nation's greatest scientists and engineers, that unprobable show was precisely what the TV networks offered their audience last week. Live from the spacecraft Ranger IX came man's closest and sharpest look at his lunar neighbor.

The series of pictures that Ranger sent home from its final dive began with a view of the Crater Alphonsus and its neighbors, a picture...

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