Material for this publication was supplied by John L. Hammersmith, Fred R. Steven, Mary Fitzpatrick, David W. Garrett, Shirley Keehn, Richard McCormack, Nicholas Panagakos, and Margaret Ware, of NASA Headquarters; Robert V. Gordon and Anthony A. Verrengia, Johnson Space Center; Amos Crisp, Marshall Space Flight Center; and Darleen Hunt, Kennedy Space Center. The reproductions on pages 20 and 28 are taken from paintings by Arthur Shilstone.
Howard Allaway is a journalist living in Canton, Mass. He has worked for the Associated Press, PM, the New, York Times. Popular Science Monthly Consumer Reports. and NASA, where he served for more than a dozen years before his retirement in 1976, receiving an Exceptional Service Medal for his part in the Apollo Program. A previous NASA publication of his was "Houston, we've Got a Problem." an account of the Apollo 13 incident.
The painting on pages 42 and 43, which in full size measures 43 1/4 in. by 80 1/4 in., was made by Barron Storey. It presently hangs in the Administrator's office in NASA Headquarters. In modified form it also appears in a 29-in. by 40-in. wall chart prepared by the NASA Public Affairs Division, and is offered for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Price is $1.60 and stock number is 033-000-00743-4.