The Untouchables number some 160 million, about 15 percent of India’s people. Almost the only way an Untouchable can rise in Indian society is via a federal quota system.
Dickey Chapelle arrived in Vietnam in the early ’60s, and described her early experiences in “What’s a Woman Doing Here?” On an assignment for National Geographic, she embedded with the helicopter units waging an aerial battle over Vietnam.
The articles on Apollo 8 appeared in National Geographic several months after the missions but the magazine produced an in-depth story.
The Lunar Orbiters were five uncrewed missions launched between 1966 and 1967, to help select Apollo landing sites by mapping the Moon’s surface; 99.6 percent of the lunar surface was mapped.
From June 1966 through January 1968, NASA sent seven robotic spacecraft to the surface of the Moon as part of Surveyor Program. Its primary goal was to test soft landings on the Moon.