Moon Project Given Green Light

Rocket to the moon

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Moon Project Given Pentagon Green Light WASHINGTON (UP) — The Defense Defense Department has given a go-ahead to an effort to shoot a rocket to the moon "not too many months ahead," Army Secretary Wilber M. Brucker revealed Sunday Sunday night.- He did not say which military service or services will make the attempt. But he hinted strongly an Army Jupiter will be the initial initial blast off rocket. In the first official disclosure that the much talked - about moon project has been given a Pentagon green light, Brucker ap peared to intimate that the rock-| et would not be shot directly at the moon but only in its general direction. Qualified sources close to Brucker told the United Press, however, the" secretary meant the rocket shot would be '"to the moon." Appearing on the ABC-TV program program "College News Conference" Brucker also said he expects this country to put'a camera - carrying carrying satellite in orbit around the earth "within a year." In the more immediate' future, he said the Army is preparing to launch a second Explorer satellite, from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Asked if the launching will be attempted this .week he replied, "You're getting getting "close."

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