January 30, 1961

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Snap 1-a Targeted for 1961 Operation

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Surveyor Lunar Spacecraft Has Varied Approaches

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Project Relay Will Have Year’s Orbit Life

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Snap 1-a Targeted for 1961 Operation

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Surveyor Lunar Spacecraft Has Varied Approaches

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Project Relay Will Have Year’s Orbit Life

Washington—National Aeronautics and Space Administration briefed industry last week on its planned Project Relay, a low-altitude real-time communications satellite and probably forerunner of a commercial communications satellite system capable of relaying television and telegraphy between continents.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Excess Seat Problem Will Grow This Year

Jet deliveries to expand trunks’ surplus capacity, which depresses load factors, utilization rates.

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BUSINESS FLYING

Pressurized B-26 Cruises at 365 Mph.

Van Nuys, Calif.—On Mark Engineering Co.’s newest B-26 conversion, the pressurized Marksman, reflects the engineering and remanufacturing work put into it by cruising at speeds comparable to late model turboprop executive transports costing three times as much.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Super-booster Recovery Seen Feasible

Aerojet-General system may save $349 million on minimum 50-flight program foreseen for next decade.

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AIR TRANSPORT

U. S. Foreign Air Policy Radically Revised

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MANAGEMENT

Congress Prepares for Kennedy Changes

Washington—President Kennedy’s State of the Union Message will set the stage this week for the coming legislative year as Congress organizes itself and prepares to handle the new Administration’s proposals for strengthening defense, space and other national programs.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Military Space Tracking Needs Outlined

Colorado Springs—First presentations of user requirements for a space detection and tracking system (Spadat) were made here last week by representatives of the military services and their principal unified commands at a conference called by Gen. Laurence S. Kuter, commander of the North American Air Defense Command.

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MANAGEMENT

Usaf to Manage Weapon Systems Under Integrated Package Plan

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