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November 21, 1966

Space Technology

Eva Seen as Key to Planning for Space

Aeronautical Engineering

Lockheed Sst Simulator Research Stresses Low Speeds

Gemini 12 Mission

Gemini Program Concludes with Display of Long-term Eva Capability

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Space Technology

Eva Seen as Key to Planning for Space

Unexpected physiological demands reveal requirement for new equipment, simplification of extra-vehicular tasks

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Aeronautical Engineering

Lockheed Sst Simulator Research Stresses Low Speeds

Burbank, Calif.—Simulator programs are being utilized extensively by Lockheed-California in the L-2000 supersonic transport project, particularly in low-speed handling research. In its emphasis on low-speed characteristics, Lockheed has sought opinion from airlines besides participating in or funding numerous simulator programs.

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Gemini 12 Mission

Gemini Program Concludes with Display of Long-term Eva Capability

Underwater training, tether and handhold use, rest periods are credited for Aldrin’s three extra-vehicular successes

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Avionics

Faster Carrier Inertial Alignment Sought

Los Angeles—Navy is exploring techniques for simplifying and speeding the alignment of inertial navigators in carrier-borne aircraft in an attempt to reduce aircraft reaction time. Successfully aligning an inertial navigator is a time-consuming task, additionally complicated aboard an aircraft carrier by the ship's motion and objectionable deck clutter created by alignment equipment and a pair of power and signal cables stretching from their sources within the ship to the aircraft.

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Air Transport

San Francisco May Need Regional Airport

San Francisco—San Francisco planners, struggling to move the ever-increasing tide of travelers and workers to and from the Bay Area’s primary air terminal, are relying largely on conventional surface transportation for the immediate future.

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Business Flying

Growth Intensifying Traffic Congestion

New York—Rapid growth of commuter airlines is changing a trickle of aircraft movements to and from several of the nation’s major airports into a flood and threatens to increase congestion in the air and on the ground. While commuter airlines alone are not responsible for traffic increases at major airline terminals, they probably will represent one of the largest single increases in aircraft operations in the next decade at these terminal facilities.

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Air Transport

Airlines Press for Sst Prototype

Preferences now being weighed by FAA; some carriers express concern over operational economics of either U.S. version

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Space Technology

Trend Seen in Impending Voyager Transfer

Increasing NASA shift to in-house responsibility for centers attributed to passage of Apollo peaks, threatened fund cuts

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Gemini 12 Mission

Aldrin Shows Man Can Work in Space

Cape Kennedy—USAF Maj. Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., Gemini 12 pilot, demonstrated during the concluding flight in the program that man can work effectively outside his orbiting spacecraft, provided that: ■ The tasks have been simplified and take into consideration the cumbersomeness of an inflated suit.

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Air Transport

Canadian Pacific to Share in Traffic Growth

But government apparently plans to curtail transcontinental role of airlines to preserve Air Canada’s profit structure

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