Andrew Chaikin

Andrew Chaikin

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 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]

1 Bibliography
2 Cameo appearance
3 References
4 External links
Chaikin, Andrew L.; Maxwell, Ted A.; El-Baz, Farouk (January 1981). “Temporal changes in the Cerberus region of Mars: Mariner 9 and Viking comparisons”. Icarus. 45 (1): 167–178. Bibcode:1981Icar…45..167C. CiteSeerX doi:10.1016/0019-1035(81)90012-9. ISSN 0019-1035. OCLC 4634534615. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
Beatty, J. Kelly; O’Leary, Brian; Chaikin, Andrew, eds. (1981). The New Solar System. Introduction by Carl Sagan. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-23881-6. LCCN 81002661. OCLC 7461972.
Chaikin, Andrew (1992). When Dinosaurs Walked. Curious Creatures. Illustrated by Patricia Wynne. Chicago: World Book. ISBN 978-0-716-61620-7. LCCN 91065749. OCLC 27022944.
—— (1994). A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts. New York: Viking. ISBN 978-0-670-81446-6. LCCN 93048680. OCLC 29548704.
—— (1997). Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight. Foreword by Donald D. Engen (1st ed.). Boston, MA: National Air and Space Museum in association with Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Co. ISBN 978-0-821-22082-5. LCCN 96031929. OCLC 35174864.
——; Bean, Alan (1998). Apollo: An Eyewitness Account. Introduction by John Glenn. Shelton, CT: Greenwich Workshop Press. ISBN 978-0-867-13050-8. LCCN 98019512. OCLC 39292766.
—— (1999) [Originally published 1994; New York: Viking]. A Man on the Moon: One Giant Leap. 1. Editors of Time–Life Books. Alexandria, VA: Time–Life Books. ISBN 978-0-783-55675-8. LCCN 99015449. OCLC 48565812.
Light, Michael (1999). Full Moon. Essay by Andrew Chaikin (1st American ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-375-40634-8. LCCN 98083094. OCLC 41378164.
Chaikin, Andrew (2001). Josh Simpson: Glass Artist. Madison, WI: Guild Publishing. ISBN 978-1-893-16409-3. LCCN 2002265965. OCLC 46851421.
—— (2004) [Originally published 2002; London: Carlton]. Space: A History of Space Exploration in Photographs. Foreword by James A. Lovell (Reprint ed.). Richmond Hill, Ontario: Firefly Books. ISBN 978-1-552-97987-7. LCCN 2005357212. OCLC 54905689.
—— (2007) [First published 1994; New York: Viking]. A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts. Foreword by Tom Hanks and a new afterword by the author (Reissue ed.). New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0-14-311235-8. LCCN 2008270902. OCLC 166227448.
—— (2008). A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet. Foreword by James Cameron. New York: Abrams. ISBN 978-0-810-97274-2. LCCN 2007049007. OCLC 182779576.
——; Kohl, Victoria (2009). Mission Control, This is Apollo: The Story of the First Voyages to the Moon. Paintings by Alan Bean. New York: Viking. ISBN 978-0-670-01156-8. LCCN 2009000833. OCLC 262428553.
——; Kohl, Victoria (2009). Voices from the Moon: Apollo Astronauts Describe Their Lunar Experiences. New York: Viking Studio. ISBN 978-0-670-02078-2. LCCN 2009280812. OCLC 318672096.
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.

“Andrew Chaikin.” Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Gale Biography In Context. Web. April 16, 2011.
Steigerwald, Bill (December 20, 2013). “NASA Releases New Earthrise Simulation Video”. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
Chaikin 1999, Google Books search term: “andrew chaikin” 1956 “brown university”

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