"I went [to the top of] Vehicle Assembly Building and looked down, and tears burst from my eyes. The size of this cathedral where the Rockets take off to go to the moon is so amazing."
Remember that a "gat" is a slang term for a gun in the 1930's.
Compare to the needle-gun from Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter by Isaac Asimov (1957) and needle gun from Slacker's Paradise by Malcom Jameson (1941) and needle pipe from Beyond the Stars by Ray Cummings (1928).
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