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To touch the face of God [electronic resource] : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975 /

Kendrick Oliver.

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Main Author: Oliver, Kendrick
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Series: New series in NASA history
Topics: Astronautics - United States - History - 20th century. | Religion and science - United States - History - 20th century. | Astronautics - Political aspects - United States - History - 20th century. | Christianity and politics - United States - History - 20th century. | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration - History - 20th century.
Regions: United States - Religion - 20th century. | United States - Politics and government - 1945-1989.
Genres: Electronic books.
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300 |axiii, 229 p., [10] p. of plates :|bill., ports.
440 0|aNew series in NASA history
500 |aEbook Central Academic Complete.
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aIntroduction: "The blasphemy of going up" -- "A power greater than any of us" : religion and secularity in the formation of the American space program -- "Signals of transcendence" : the rise and fall of space-age theology -- "Into the other world" : anticipations of spaceflight as religious experience -- "Perhaps a meaning to us" : the Apollo missions as religious experience -- "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing" : religious Americans and NASA in the autumn of the space age -- Epilogue.
533 |aElectronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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