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The four arrived by helicopter at Villacoublay military airport outside Paris after a first touchdown at a military base in nearby Evreux where they arrived in a special plane that brought them from a town near the Turkish border where the journalists were released early Saturday.
April 20 has traditionally been a day for marijuana activists to defiantly light up to protest their drug of choice being outlawed.
A separate marijuana industry event called the Cannabis Cup north of downtown is also drawing thousands.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo.
On Saturday, a militant group called Ajnad Misr, or "Egypt's Soldiers," claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed a police officer late Friday in Cairo.
Houbolt argued that a lunar orbit rendezvous, or lor, would not only be less mechanically and financially onerous than building a huge rocket to take man to the moon or launching a craft while orbiting the Earth, but lor was the only option to meet President John F. Kennedy's challenge before the end of the decade.
NASA describes "the bold step of skipping proper channels" that Houbolt took by pushing the issue in a private letter in 1961 to an incoming administrator.
Houbolt started his career with NASA's predecessor in Hampton, Va., in 1942, served in the Army Corps of Engineers, and worked in an aeronautical research and consulting firm in Princeton, N.