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Health- Symptoms of Break-down

February 8, 1986 technological risks, that sending people into space especially civilians, was premature. In fact, many including former astronaut and now a senator, John Glenn believe that the main point of the shuttle programme was to facilitate research and not to prove that "we can put the butchers, the bakers and the candlestick makers up on the rides" An even more fundamental issue that will once again come into focus is whether the entire space programme should put so much money and time into peopled space explorations at all. Only a few days before the Challenger met its grim end the unmanned Uranus probe Voyager 2 began sending back a wealth of data about the planet which is said to be leading to a significant change in our picture of Uranus. Launched nine years ago, the success of Uranus is bound to strengthen the case for more efforts of a similar kind.

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