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May 31, 1965

PICTURE CREDITS

EDITORIAL

A Heartening Trend

MANAGEMENT

WHO'S WHERE

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PICTURE CREDITS

Cover—Ron Appelbe for Aviation Week; 22—Breguet; 24—Donald Winston,28—British Aircraft Corp.; 29—Cecil Brownlow for Aviation Week; 34—General Dynamics/Convair; 39—Autonetics Div., North American Aviation43 Hughes Aircraft Co. (top), North American-Autonetics (bot.); 47—TRG, Inc.; 50—General Electric; 56—Tass (top) Donald Winston (bot.); 57—Ron Appelbe for Aviation Week (top), Tass (center, bot.); 58—UPI (top) Donald Winston (bot.); 59, 60—Donald Winston; 63—USAF; 64, 65—NASA; 67—Phi Ico Corp.; 68—U.
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EDITORIAL

A Heartening Trend

The decision to attempt a genuine extra-vehicular excursion during the second and third orbits of the Gemini-4 mission (see pp. 16-17), scheduled to begin June 4, is a dramatic indication that this country has matured beyond infancy in manned space flight.

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MANAGEMENT

WHO'S WHERE

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MANAGEMENT

INDUSTRY OBSERVER

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Washington Roundup

China ICBM Threat Red China, by gate-crashing the world’s nuclear club, for the second time, has given the Army’s Nike X anti-ballistic-missile (ABM) system new urgency in the eyes of such civilian policy makers as Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Duration, Reliability Are Keys to Gemini-4

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Gemini-4 Rendezvous

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

White House Push Seen in Excursion Decision

Cocoa Beach, Fla.—Decision to attempt an extra-vehicular excursion early in the Gemini-4 mission this week marks a major departure from the cautious, step-by-step approach previously followed in the U. S. manned space flight program.

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Funding to Start for Apollo Lunar Science

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Earth Contamination

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