Dark Side of the Moon: The Magnificent Madness of the American Lunar Quest

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Index
Page numbers followed by one asterisk signify the first footnote on the page; page numbers followed by two asterisks signify the second footnote on the page.2018: A Hopeful View of the Human Future(O'Neill), 263–264
Abelson, Philip, 173–174
Abernathy, Ralph, 234–235
ABMA. See Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA)
Adams, Sherman, 80
Aerospace industry, 137–138, 202
Agena satellite, 194, 195, 197–198
Agnew, Spiro, 244–245, 246
Albert rocket, 38
Albert II rocket, 38
Aldrin, Buzz: Communion service on the Moon, 236; end of space race, 252; lunar landing, xiii; statement on setting foot on the Moon, 241
Alien Encounter ride, 259
All in the Family (TV show), 251
Allen, Steve, 237
Alvarez, Luis, 262
American Civil Liberties Union, 236
American Mercury (magazine), 64
American Rocket Society, 61, 61*
Anders, William, 227, 229
Anderson, Clinton, 145, 246
Anfuso, Victor, 135
Apollo 1, 205–220; builder, 206; command module test, 208–209; deadline for lunar landing, 208; fire onboard, 208–209, 219–220, 223, 232; fire's aftermath, 212–219, 223–225; flammable materials, 209–210, 219–220; Grissom and, 205–206, 208–209; Kraft and, 209, 210; Kranz on, 207, 210; Leonov on, 219; Life (magazine), 211; manned mission, 207; McDivitt and, 206; memorial services for, 220; Mueller and, 223–224; North American Aviation, 206, 217*; pure oxygen environment, 219; Schweickart and, 206; Scott and, 206; Seamans on, 209, 224; service module, 208; Shepard on, 223; White and, 205–206, 208–209
Apollo 6, 224
Apollo 7, 225–226
Apollo 8, 186, 227–230, 236
Apollo 9, 230–232
Apollo 10, 232, 250
Apollo 11, 234–240; American Civil Liberties Union, 236; Armstrong (Neil) and, 235; Cronkite and, 235, 239; Kennedy's (John F.) grave, 181; lunar landing (see Lunar landing); media coverage, xi–xii, 237–238; memories of, 250; New York Times on, 239; Nixon on, 2, 242–243; Poor People's Campaign,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Preface xi
  • 1: Fly Me to the Moons 1
  • 2: Slaves to a Dream 12
  • 3: What Are We Waiting For? 29
  • 4: Sputnik 45
  • 5: The Red Rocket's Glare 61
  • 6: Muttnik 79
  • 7: Rocket Jocks 100
  • 8: Before This Decade is Out 121
  • 9: The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters 153
  • 10: Lost in Space 183
  • 11: Sacrifices on the Altar of St. John 205
  • 12: Merry Christmas from the Moon 223
  • 13: Magnificent Desolation 233
  • 14: Nothing Left to Do 255
  • Notes 271
  • Bibliography 289
  • Index 293
  • About the Author 321
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