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 - its Atty. Gov. Anderson effort as Moonshot...
its Atty. Gov. Anderson effort as Moonshot Can-Outdo Russ Lunik GOLDSTONE TRACKING STATION, C a l i f . -Scientists indicated Saturday America's R a n g e r though missing its target o the moon, could possibly ge nearer and better pictures o the dark side of the celestia body than Russia's Lunik. The Soviet Union boastec riumphantly of its spectacu ar picture -t a k i n g moon's far side by Lunik which the United States has found impossible to do so But U.S. scientists stresset they would not want to to to cooperation law- of will by a CDC, 3) a prediction b e c a u many" complex factors wer involved. The 727 - pound spacecraf was performing all its com mands properly and scientis believed orders given ear Saturday for a change course and increased spe would send Ranger III to within 25,000 miles of the moon. This would permit television cameras to take the nearest and possibly b e photographs yet of the far side and relay them to earth. If all goes as expected, cameras in Ranger III begin taking pictures of moon late this morning. carry

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  1. Independent Press-Telegram,
  2. 28 Jan 1962, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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