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January 29, 1973

Space Technology

Mariner Data Point to Mars Water Cache

Management

Packard Wary of Industry Diversification

personal business

The Mutual Funds Are Callingshould We Listen?

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Space Technology

Mariner Data Point to Mars Water Cache

Washington—Mars continues to emerge as an increasingly dynamic planet, as refinement of Mariner 9 spacecraft data progresses, with an enormous cache of water under the north polar cap that potentially could provide the source of an atmosphere as dense as the earth’s.

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Management

Packard Wary of Industry Diversification

Aerospace urged to set prime goal of building weapons more efficiently, economically before seeking non-traditional work

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personal business

The Mutual Funds Are Callingshould We Listen?

The mutual funds, many still licking their recession wounds, are flexing their muscles for a comeback. They have poured some $1.5-million into a kitty which the Investment Company Institute, the industry’s trade association, is using this fiscal year to sell the mutual fund story.
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Avionics

Industry Exploring Rpv Control

Continuing exploration of man-machine interfaces, command-control considerations and varied system tradeoffs involved in im plementing control of remotely piloted vehides (RPVs) is being pursued within the avionics industry in both company-funded and contractual studies.

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Management

Procurement Policy Office Urged

Recommendation heads list of 149 made by study commission; expected to be basis for major overhaul of law, procedures

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Aeronautical Engineering

A-10a Future Keyed to Gun Development

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Air Transport

Eastern Expects Continued Gains Despite Traffic Lag at Start of ’73

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personal business

A Townhouse Costs in Sweat and Cash, But It Can Be Fun

If you are among the hordes of confirmed city dwellers dismayed at the prospect of paying more and more for less and less apartment, you might investigate some of the old row house neighborhoods in your town. A closer look may turn up some architectural treasures in now-faded areas which are prime candidates for restoration.
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Irs '73: Sweeping Up Those Nuggets Around the House

An excellent New Year’s resolutionsay the savviest pros in the world of taxes—is to begin sweeping together all the tax savings that likely as not are scattered about your own house, from liquor cabinet to filing cabinet. The point they raise can make a cleancut entry on anybody’s form 1040, and quite a profitable one at that:
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Aeronautical Engineering

Lockheed to Flight Test U-2 for Navy Surveillance Role

Los Angeles—Lockheed Aircraft will soon begin flight testing an EPX-designated version of the high-altitude U-2 aircraft configured to explore the application of the aircraft to the Navy’s ocean surveillance mission. The experimental Navy-funded effort will seek to determine the effectiveness of several sensors, including radar, electronic intelligence (Elint) receivers and forwardlooking infrared, in monitoring maritime and naval ship movements from high altitudes.

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