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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

  • Introduction: Launching the Sixties
  • 1. Spaceship Earth: Civil Rights and NASA’s War on Poverty
  • 2. Shooting (from) the Moon: NASA, Nature, and the New Left during the Vietnam War Era
  • 3. Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Cape Canaveral and Whole Earth Environmentalism
  • 4. Heavenly Bodies: “Manned Spaceflight” and the Women’s Movement
  • 5. The New Right’s Stuff : The Hippie Counterculture and the Rise of the Conservative Crescent
  • Conclusion: Grounding the Space Race
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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