Independent from Long Beach, California on February 10, 1958 · Page 3
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COURT-MARTIAL UPHELD 1*1 G ,JL MSJ Nickerson Review INDEPENDENT-- P«g» A-3 Ml l.«h, C.llf., MM., F«k.. 10, »»»· WASHINGTON; ..£» -- T h e Army's missile e x p e r t , Maj. Gen. ;Johh B. Medaris, Sunday night 'opposed any-review, of the courtanartial.of Col. John B. Nickerson. · Medaris -also .left;-no.-doubt that -he : still doesn't want, the banished officer under his command again. . · . .,',.. . · Medaris, chief of the Army's Ballistics-Missiles Agency, 'said Nickerson's role .in the missile program "has been greatly overplayed," He said "there 'are many things that have not been 'SPACE' VOYAGER HOOKED UP. Dr Julian E. Ward of Air Force's space medicine,, division, attaches electrodes to .Airman Donald G..: Farrell (center) just before Farrell began make; MOON TRIP SIDELIGHT believe trip Sunday to'moori. Electrodes will help scientists record Farrell's reactions during 'tap;, (AP Wirephoto.) Moon Rocket Possible in Few Months WASHINGTON ts) -- Maj Gen. John B. Medaris said Sun day. night-the Army, if given-a jo-ahead, could put a satellite iro'urid the moon within months and could send a' manned ex peditibn to the moon- and back Sleep Cycle Studied SAN ANTONIO, Tex. U Officials of, the School Space Medicine Air Force Base of at Randolph ,,.. ^ ________ said Sunday that the current experiment with a space cabin may change the hours that' humans work and sleep, in an exclusive interview with the- Associated Press, Major Gen. Otis T. Benson Jr., school commandant, and Dr. Hubertus Strughold, internationally known space experts, said one aim of the experiment was to establish the physiologic day-night cycle on long distance flights. * « » » "THERE HAS NOT been much done on the day-night cycle," ' Strughold 'said. "This experiment will last long enough for, us to see just-how much a Space flyer has to sleep and work." Airman Donald G. Farrell entered the space cabin-Sunday morning .and will remain there until Saturday morning. Periodically, his reactions and alertness will be tested. . -.- , Strughold said preliminary research by the school and! by others had shown that the 24- hour day as now accepted throughout the. world need not be followed. Science has shown that humans can work well, with days as short as 18 hours or as long · as 28 hours, he said. ' ·' "An.lS-hour day on'a space flight or manning a space-sta- Russians Release Japan Fishermen . KURSHIRO, Japan · W) ' -Fifteen Japanese fishermen sentenced to two years when their boat fell into Russian hands Dec." 29 returned to this northern Japanese port Saturday. They said the Russians cozri- ' muted the sentences because an inaccurate chart had led their boat into Soviet waters. tion would- be cal," he said, less men and better work." more econorol "It -would take they might do STRtJGHOLD. suggested that, the period after .noon when many people take a nap might be expanded into a "little night" while the restless period many people experience just before dawn might be utilized as a-"little day." 'This has been a problem for enturies," said Benson. "A lot if people work in shifts, like sailors, soldiers; some laborers and others. Sometimes it is our hours, on and four off or four on and two off.. Maybe we can find out which is best." ··'Strughold' 'said the findings n this experiment might go even deeper. _ . ' "It is' a' biological law that all- cells have a day and night cycle," he said. '"That is, all but one cell. That is the cancer cell. It works at maximum level al! the time without ever resting." 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S. satellite,-. there,.have been demands for a review o his case and his reinstatement Medaris, who testified .at th court-martial that he. would no again want Nickerson under hi; command, was a s k e d - abou these demands in a radio-TV interview. * i * * SAYING 'HE did -not thinl a review of the case woul n.15 .years.' Medaris, chief o£ the Armj Ballistic Missile Agency, said also .he. expects the : Army -to send up another earth-circling satellite some time between 'tomorrow and the first o: April." · . ·- The satellite which will fol- ow- Explorer--the 'missile., now whizzing around the earth--will DO the. same size but with more advanced scientific instrumenta- ke Rests for Day, Sfurses Sore Throat _ . WASHINGTON UP) -- Presi- _ ent' Eisenhower, who-has been t, utfering-' from a cold, spent Jie day resting, -the'-White House' reported Sunday night. ie did inot a?tend churchr -'.'· .The President developed. a old. and sore throat aw 6 ?''' go after a weekend in; Geor- eia. . : , ' · . ·' · · '' ·'·'·'. ' -' tion,. he added. After the n e x t serve a useful purpose, Medari said: . - ' . ' . : · - "First of all, Col. Nickerso has practically, served -the sen tence he was given. It has ver few months, yet'to' run. And ' cannot conceive, knowing great -deal of his; personalitj that were he .'reinstated to-th missile program' under the-, cir cumstances' that.' would; the exist' that anybody could liv with the.man." - , , . '. 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