Heavens and the Earth, The: A Political History of the Space Age

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McDougall, Walter A. The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Rev. Gene Lyons, "Athens Vs. Sparta," Newsweek 27 May 1985: 82. According to Lyons, a study of technocracy in the USA and USSR, with the primary focus on the military/space-race/technological aspects. Takes a kind of mystic turn at the end, rejecting "'the technocratic promise'" and calling for a return to God.