Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana on October 23, 2007 · 2
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Lafayette, Indiana
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007
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A2 Journal St Courier Tuesday, October 23, 2007 SPACE CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 gotten to the moon" Cernan was quoted a saying. "If it had not happened when it did, an accident could have and probably would have happened somewhere in space. ' And that might have terminated the program before we ever got started." After the Apollo 1 disaster, NASA implemented several changes to the capsule's design and launch pad procedures. These included installing a single, easier-to-open hatch, decreasing the cabin oxygen concentration during launch, modifying parts to make them less flammable and improving rescue procedures. "It caused them to rebuild the shuttle completely, to go back and do it all over again," said John Norberg, author of Wings of their Dreams. Steven Dick, chief historian for NASA, noted how strong the urgency was to reach the moon before the Soviets. He said the Challenger explosion in 1986 and the Columbia break-up in 2003 caused years of delays before space exploration continued. "With the Challenger or Columbia, it took us two or three years to get back into space. We did it quickly back then," Dick said. "Less than two years after that accident (Apollo 1), we had Weather outlook poor for By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -NASA kept close watch on the weather on both sides of the Atlantic on Monday as Dis1 covery's launch countdown How to contact us The Journal & Courier, a Gannett newspaper, is published daily and Sunday by Federated Publications Inc., 217 N. Sixth St., Lafayette, IN 47901-1448. For subscription issues Customer service: Call (800) 456-3223 Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. To pay your subscription or if you have a subscription question: Call (800) 456-3223. Or go to and click on "manage your subscription." To report a missed delivery, put a hold on home delivery or cancel: Call (800) 456-3223. Or go to and click on "manage your subscription." Our goal is delivery by 6 a.m. Monday to Friday and by 7 a.m. weekends. To report a late, missing or damaged newspaper, call before 10 a.m. Re-delivery is available in the Lafayette and West Lafayette areas. Back issues: Available for 30 days from publication date, subject to demand. Call (866) 521-5511 for a copy. To advertise Retail: (765) 420-5280 or (765) 420-5250, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Classified: (765) 423-5512, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. For other information: (765) 420-5387 or (765) 420-5212. To report a news tip Local news: To reach the newsroom, call (765) 258-5239 or (765) 420-5231 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. After-hours and on weekends, call the Local Desk at (765) 420-5323. Sports news: Call the Sports Desk at (765) 420-5234. Outside Tippecanoe County: call (800) 407-5813. Fax number: (765) 420-5246. PUBLISHER Gary M. Suisman, 420-5317 people on the moon." Purdue has honored Chaffee and Grissom through the years. A wall in the main lobby of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering is a tribute to Chaffee with pictures of him and information about his life as well as a moon rock his wife loaned the university from NASA. Grissom Hall is named for Gus Grissom. And NASA has put the . men's names on several objects in space. A crater on the far side of the moon is named after Chaffee as well as Chaffee Hill on Mars. And Grissom's name appears on Marina Grissom, a landmark on the moon, and Grissom Hill on Mars. Michael Smith, associate professor of history at Purdue, said the tragedy could have been avoided had the Cold War not kept the United States and the Soviet Union from working together on space exploration. Smith said several years earlier a Russian cosmonaut was burned severely and later died after a fire started in the oxygen-rich environment in his capsule. The Russians fixed the problem but didn't tell anyone it had happened. "Had we been communicating with each other rather than competing with each other, we might have learned," Smith said. Smith said he's always been entered its final hours with no major technical problems. Rain was expected right around launch time and threatened to delay this morning's liftoff. At the overseas emergency landing sites, good EXECUTIVE EDITOR Julie Doll, 420-5242 MANAGING EDITOR Henry J. 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I 7 ; r f NASA file photo Astronauts (left to right) Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee at the Kennedy Space Center. The astronauts later died in a fire on the launch pad. About this series Today's story is the third in a series leading up to the dedication Saturday of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering. Sunday: Purdue's next step in astronautics interested in Grissom because of his passion for the space program. . "He showed such a personal today's shuttle launch weather was expected at one of the three locations, which was all NASA needed. But while the outlook improved for Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, bad weather was expected at all Lotteries INDIANA Monday Daily 3 (Midday) -Daily 3 (Evening) -Daily 4 (Midday) -Daily 4 (Evening) Lucky 5 (Midday) -Lucky 5 (Evening) Sunday Daily 3 (Midday) -Daily 3 (Evening) -Daily 4 (Midday) -Daily 4 (Evening) Lucky 5 (Midday) -Lucky 5 (Evening) 955 -687 -8304 -9572 1-9-19-22-27 -2-3-13-15-35 - No drawing -489 - No drawing -8507 No drawing -1-5-10-18-23 Saturday's Hoosier Lotto 6-20-24-34-38-47 Estimated jackpot: $52.5 million THE- "Home of the World Famous Hand-Spanked Burger" 1 1 i Ok - .-. I Monday - 1.00 Long Neck Domestic Bottles Tuesday - Buckets of Beer 5 Bottles for $8.00 Wednesday We Salute the Captain '2.50 All Captain Morgan Thursday Live Karaoke 9:00pm to IflOam All Well Drinks '2.5Q Sunday - We Have the N.F.L Ticket Watch Any Game $2.00 Jaeger Bombs on Sunday ! GOME J0C1 US & SEE WIHITS UB7! Monday: Kennedy's speech fueled dreams Wednesday: Reaching the moon. Where were you? Outta this world: An interactive look at Purdue graduates in space. Also, photo gallery of early missions, moon landing drive and rare zeal to succeed," Smith said. "He brought that intensity to Mercury, Gemini and Apollo." three emergency landing sites in Spain and France. NASA would postpone the launch if none of those locations was usable in the event of an engine or other serious problem during ascent. P0WERBALL Saturday -10-11-37-40-54 Powerball number: 10 Power Play: 3 Estimated Jackpot: $34 million ILLINOIS Little Lotto Monday -4-12-13-22-37 Lotto Monday -16-21-26-33-36-37 Estimated jackpot: $3.5 million WINNING TICKETS Hoosier Lotto, Oct. 20: No ticket matched all numbers. Powerball, Oct. 20: No ticket matched all numbers. m IMS: Gourmet 1121b. Burgers Gourmet Chicken Sandwiches Different Flavors of Wings eU y 2 Complete the grid so every row, L J y column and 9 14 3 x 3 box contains 5 3 7 " every digit from 1 to 9 inclusively. Previous puzzle Q 2 1 solution '7 E " 8 7,9l5:1'4i62 3 . , 0 3r5 4 29i6 7 8 1 : a Q 5 6 12 8'7!3 5 9 4 t1 " O 2 9 6 4 8 5 3 1 7 51 1 A Q 587 3 6 1 2 4 9 I I I O I I I I I I 1F4:3 7 2 9 8 56 DIFFK:ULTYRATING:'HhKr4lMK-i 7;6,1 9 5 2 4 3J8 1023 9 3 5i6'4 8!1l7i2 2007 Knight FeaturesDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate n 1 K JL. I FREE Estimates Lj 1 s ? J J? Alpine Clinic Yolanda Coriano-Tinoco , LCSW If you feel that you have no participation in your future decisions with your children, home , assets , etc ., you might try MEDIATION as your last alternative before going in front of a judge . We now have a registered mediator who could help you to be fully invested in your final outcomes . For more information about how this service can help, please call the Intake Department or Yolanda Coriano-Tinoco at 446-9394. ,MIJ;IJ,.:.UIII!U, Lgggl Jfvfe lpy ( P j" GRAND OPENING SPECIAL! W . 1 W IFF i Total bin mm diQI13D Pressure Washing, Decks Cleaned & Sealed, Houses. 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