February 15, 1971

Special Report: Apollo 14

Terrain Hampers Second Apollo 14 Eva

Aeronautical Engineering

Blackhawk Exhibits Speed, Agility

Special Report: Apollo 14

Experiments Emplaced During First Eva

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Special Report: Apollo 14

Terrain Hampers Second Apollo 14 Eva

Houston—Record lunar exploration, which concluded with the second traverse by Apollo 14’s Antares crew, pointed up the critical need for powered surface vehicles if the U.S. is to exploit properly the capability it has achieved in making pinpoint landings on another planet.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Blackhawk Exhibits Speed, Agility

Wings, speed brakes, aerodynamic tail surfaces aid aerobatic capability; European demonstrations set for summer or fall

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Special Report: Apollo 14

Experiments Emplaced During First Eva

Houston—Navy Capt. Alan B. Shepard Jr., at 47 the ancient mariner of space flight, cooly flung off the albatross of human frailty, as he became the fifth man ever to set foot on another world. He was almost an hour late in keeping his date with the moon, but it did not matter much; he had worked for years against the benumbing odds of a faulty inner ear and approaching middle age to get there at all.

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Air Transport

Rolls Seeks New Rb.211 Contract

Future of RB.211 for Lockheed L-1011 jet transport appears dim as Rolls moves toward defense, spares-oriented activities
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Space Technology

Lunar Rover Program Spurred

Boeing testing two-man wheeled vehicle around-the-clock to prepare it for Apollo 15 mission in July; costs soar

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Avionics

Soviet Radar Expertise Expands

Radar development plays integral role in USSR military strategy; nears parity, sometimes surpasses U.S. technology

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Avionics

Army Plans Test of Improved Pwi

Latest version of Honeywell device, designed to end false alarms, indicates general bearing as well as warning of nearby aircraft

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Air Transport

Nixon Support Spurs Sst Funding Drive

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Air Transport

Rb.211 Support Withdrawal Stirs Airline Doubts on British Orders

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Editorial

Apollo 14

Validation of the Apollo system hardware which now has logged six out of seven successful missions on its lunar explorations. The relatively minor glitches that developed during Apollo 14 did not prevent any essential achievement of the mission.

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