John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

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Springer, Feb 10, 2011 - Science - 291 pages
While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source material and interviews with key participants to provide a comprehensive account of how the actions taken by JFK's administration have shaped the course of the US space program over the last 45 years.
 

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With new documents now available, a space historian and founder of George Washington University's Space Policy Institute revisits a scholarly topic he pioneered: John F. Kennedy's decision to go to ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
Before theWhite House
Chapter 3
First Decisions
Space Plans Reviewed
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 11
Apollo under Pressure
Chapter 13
Notes
Selected Bibliography
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John M. Logsdon is Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at The Space Policy Institute, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, USA. The author of The Decision to Go to the Moon: Project Apollo and the National Interest, he appears frequently in major print and broadcast media as a commentator on American space policy.

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