National Geographic : 1964 Jun
JETLINER-MOON LINER-SPACE CENTER ... on the rise SIMPLICITY IS THE KEYNOTE of the reliability being built into the Douglas DC-9 . The total number of components in its five major systems is far under that of other jetliners, with fewer wear points and faster and easier maintenance. THE NEW DOUGLAS SPACE SYSTEMS CENTER in Huntington Beach, California, is one of the world's finest privately-owned space complexes. Here, talented engineers, scientists and technicians of the company's Mis sile & Space Systems Division are supported by the most TO HELP PUT MAN ON THE MOON, Saturn S-IVB is being built by Douglas under direction of National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Marshall Space Flight Center. S-IVB is 58 feet tall and 22 feet in diameter. It will provide the thrust that will send 3 Apollo astro nauts from earth orbit to moon orbit. advanced facilities as they research, test and build systems and vehicles that will help maintain our nation's leader ship in space exploration. The new Douglas Center is designed for continued growth to meet even more formidable space challenges of the future. IN THE AIR OR OUTER SPACE... DOUG LAS GETS THINGS DONE!