Man to Mars within a year

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25 July 1969, Dr. Wernher von Braun predicts.

HUNTSVILLE (ALABAMA) (Rtr) - Dr. Wernher von Braun, director of the NASA Center in Alabama, said yesterday that unmanned reconnaissance flights to Mars, will reveal more information before the end of this month. Information that has never been known about the outer crust of that planet. "If the images show that Mars is interesting enough, I believe that a manned flight to Mars can be ordered within a year," said Von Braun.

Von Braun: Major expeditions planned

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4 September 1971, US continues to investigate the moon.

BREMEN - The US will not give up the manned investigation of the moon, even after the current Apollo program has ended, NASA official Prof. Dr. Wernher von Braun said this yesterday in Bremen.

Moon bases by 1980 Wernher von Braun

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4 July 1970, Again Werner von Braun makes a prediction.

NEW YORK (AP) - Despite a cut in spending on the US space program, the United States is likely to have several small base camps on the moon by the end of the 1970's, from where research teams, with cars will explore the surface of the moon.

Great Russian space success

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5 Februari 1966, Russian success Luna works and sends images.

On Friday afternoon at 5:30 AM, the Russians succeeded in directly converting the powerful signals of the Luna Spacecraft into photographs. Apparently they had landed on firm ground. These are the most exciting photos we have ever received, according to Prof. Lovell. They show, for example, a crater tip with a diameter of about 30 centimeters. 

Air phenomenon seen in Belgium

krant 13 January 1932, Three times the size of the moon.

A heavenly body that seemed three times as big as the moon. At Givry, near Chalon-sur-Saone, a celestial body was observed on Sunday evening that crossed the sky from east to west and left a ray of light behind. The diameter of this air phenomenon seemed three times as large as that of the moon. Silently and quickly it disappeared behind the mountains. Several people got up and the roosters started crowing, as they thought that the first daylight was already starting to shine.