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By William R. Shelton

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Near space for any small natural satellites hurtling the object of a worldwide search. Suddenly Tombaugh leaned forward. dot appeared to have moved. amined other "I've Pluto. for a possible tenth planet, but Tombaugh's any one of millions of specks of that Cruces to teach State University. "For 14 years," concluded light name once talked with Clyde Tombaugh I of the skies taken several nights apart. His purpose would mean Tombaugh announced, Slipher," searched if letter to discovered the ninth planet— to which the Royal the Lowell in among the ponderosa pines of Flagstaff, Hunched over a device used for com- to see telescope that he sent a the Kansas farm boy and offered him a job.

He escaped some form this danger, he might in too -except during a later If develop of cancer from the radiation. To avoid these barrage of solar-flare radiation. High above their craft life- benign radio waves, some infrared, have no noticeable effect, heavy doses may cause vomiting within two hours. If enclosed only in his space suit, the astronaut could inhale threats, terminate the mission No unexpected in ground control would the event of a flare. solar flare troubled the flight of VICTOR R.

Was of modern Russians reached the and his else. little site, Unknown times. But when the they found a few rockets to them. Von Braun and colleagues had voted to turn over their knowl- edge Americans. As the heart of the Peene- to the miJnde technical team moved south before the advancing Russians, they trucks and led a curious convoy of Inside the trucks reposed the trailers. key plans and blueprints not only of the V-2 but of even larger rockets Dieter Huzel, capable of transatlantic who precious trucks, later wrote miinde to his in book Peene- Canaveral, "These documents were of inestimable value.

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