Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

by Neil M. Maher
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Publisher: Harvard University Press

Publication Date: March 27, 2017

ISBN: 9780674977822

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In summer 1969, astronauts landed on the moon and hippie hordes descended on Woodstock—two era-defining events that are not entirely coincidental. Neil M. Maher shows how NASA’s celestial aspirations were tethered to terrestrial concerns of the time: the civil rights struggle, the antiwar movement, environmentalism, feminism, and the culture wars.