Andrew Chaikin
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Andrew Chaikin

Andrew Chaikin
Born
Andrew L. Chaikin

(1956-06-24) June 24, 1956 (age 63)
ResidenceVermont
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUS
EducationBrown University
OccupationAuthor, journalist
Websitewww.andrewchaikin.com

Andrew L. Chaikin (born June 24, 1956[1]) is an American author, speaker and science journalist. He currently lives in Vermont.

He is the author of A Man on the Moon, a detailed description of the Apollo missions to the Moon. This book formed the basis for From the Earth to the Moon, a 12-part HBO miniseries.

From 1999 to 2001, Chaikin served as executive editor for space and science at Space.com. From 2008 to 2011, he was a faculty member for Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. In 2013, he wrote and performed the narration on a NASA video re-creating the taking of the famous Earthrise photo during the Apollo 8 mission.[2]

His book A Man on the Moon: One Giant Leap states that he grew up in Great Neck, New York, and, while studying geology at Brown University, worked at the NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the Viking program.[3]

Bibliography

Cameo appearance

In the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, Chaikin made a brief appearance in pseudo-documentary footage in the first episode as the host of Meet the Press.

References

  1. ^ "Andrew Chaikin." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Gale Biography In Context. Web. April 16, 2011.
  2. ^ Steigerwald, Bill (December 20, 2013). "NASA Releases New Earthrise Simulation Video". National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ Chaikin 1999, Google Books search term: "andrew chaikin" 1956 "brown university"

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