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Tipton Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Tipton, IndianaPartly Cloudy and a Little cooler today and tonight. Tuesday Cloudy and Cool with showers Likely. High today Low 60s. Tow tonight mid 0$. High tuesday mid tos. Libra i amp Dia entered As second class matter october 4, 1895 at Post office at Tipton Indiana Tipton ind daily Tribune monday May 20, 1963 s cents per copy. 20 cents per week by Patrick Harden United press International Cape canaveral up a astronaut l. Gordon Cooper undergoes further medical tests and additional debriefing today before leaving for Washington tuesday where he will receive the distinguished service medal for his historic 22.9 orbit flight around Earth. The slightly built air Force major was relaxed and smiling during sundays tumultuous tribute to his 575,000 mile space voyage. Wednesday Cooper will be honoured with a ticker tape Parade in new York. Plans called for him to ride in a convertible up lower Broadway through the financial District to City Hall where he will be Given a reception. Sunday Cooper described his breathtaking flight probably the last manned space voyage by the United states for 18 months As firm proof Man can sleep eat and live for Long periods in space. He told of seeing vivid geographic details sleeping soundly eating on schedule although he is As not too hungry and performing numerous experiments assigned to him. Quot really no problem Quot Cooper describing his blazing a a fireball re entry under manual control an emergency step that was necessary after the automatic system failed in the 2uth orbit and caused anxious concern around the world. A a there was really no problem he said. There had been speculation that still another one Man space flight in the project Mercury series j might be held later this year but i a top official of the Federal space j Agency said it seemed a quite the statement by or. Robert c. Seamans associate director of Nasa apparently Media the next . Manned space flight will not come until october rms at the earliest. Seamans said a definite decision on whether there would be another Mercury flight a a a must be made within the next week or he described the Cooper flight As a apparently. Most Success fur and that a it seems quite unlikely there will be another Mercury if there Are not More Mercury flights next comes project gemini a program to put up two Man teams of astronauts into orbit for periods of up to two weeks. The first manned gemini flight is due sometime during the last three months of 19g4. A although we still have a Long Way to go in the exploration of space a Seamans said a i doubt that we can find an astronaut who can improve on the performance of Gordon Cooper was asked what lie thought the flight proved about Many is role in space. A i think we proved Man is a pretty Good backup system to All these automatic systems he replied. To other questions Cooper said a the horizon was always Clear both Day and night from his capsule. A a a a flashing satellites which he dropped from behind his capsule As a visual Aid Check a would be a Good device to help on the nigh Side for a rendezvous in space Between two orbiting capsules. He last saw the lights at a distance of about 17 or 18 Miles from his position. A an a exercise device in his Faith 7 took a a a almost As much exercise to get at it As to use has tremendous View he said to first noticed the tremendous View As Faith 7 flashed Over the arabian Peninsula in the Middle East. A i could see roads and Rivers and trucks on the roads. I saw a train with smoke coming out of it. A i even saw a boat going Down the River and the Wake behind it. But i see individual Ile said he could see Dallas continued on a be 6 a 5 it. J t a. A a it 4 i the Landing party a whale boat upper from the Carrier Kearsarge is nearly swamped As it approaches Gordon Cooper s space capsule near Midway Island to attach a Cable for hoisting aboard the Ca nit r. Frogman Are Busy la it Hie flotation gear and lower the lob is about completed. Cable photos Tipton students honoured at Butler water main Extension on Mill Street planned a water main Extension on Mill Street fro impound to Muncie Street has been approved by the Tipton Utility service Board. The Extension will make possible a future linking up with trunk lines North of the Railroad. High and Low new York up a the lowest temperature in the nation excluding Hawaii and Alaska reported to the . Weather Bureau this morning was 23 at Drummond Mont. Sundays High was 103 at Needles Calif. Saturday arrest Atlanta resident succumbs saturday Charles e. Hudson 81, Atlanta died at 8 45 . Saturday in Tipton Hospital after a five year illness w hich had been serious for the last six Days. Services will be held at 2 . Tuesday from the Leath Erman Morris funeral Home with Rev. Willis e. Drake officiating and burial will be in Fairview cemetery. Friends May Call anytime at the funeral Home. The deceased was born feb. 21, 1882 in Sawyer Michigan son of Charles m. And Margaret Landis Hudson. He was married in Tipton nov. 23, 1912 to lube Kline who preceded him in death dec. 5, 1955. He was a member of the Atlanta Wesleyan methodist Church and Wras a retired employee of the Remy Plant in Anderson. Survivors include two daughters mass Arawana Hudson Atlanta mrs. Pearl Shinkle Elwood four sons Chester of Chicago Dale of Indianapolis James of Atlanta and ted of Elwood three Sisters mrs. Bessie Martin of three Oaks Michigan mrs. Blanche Sutherland of Dowagiac Michigan and mrs. Goldie Cranson of Dowagiac Michigan seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Too big for his capsules Thomas Martean 3, to a Little Man with a big problem on his mind a rescuers try to worm him out of that sewer pipe in Milwaukee was. He wandered away while his Mother thought he was napping. Keeping track of Coopers while astronaut Gordon Cooper was swishing around the world at 17,000 Miles an hour plus these Mercury control technicians at Cape canaveral Wert plotting his every orbit

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