Books No Requiem for the Space Age The Apollo Moon Landings and American Culture by Matthew D. Tribbe Hardcover, 276 pages, Oxford University Press, List Price: $34.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleNo Requiem for the Space AgeSubtitleThe Apollo Moon Landings and American CultureAuthorMatthew D. Tribbe Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Matthew Tribbe offers a narrative of the 1960s and '70s that looks at the story of the Apollo moon landings as the story of America itself in a time of dramatic cultural change. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about No Requiem for the Space Age Robert Krulwich/NPR Krulwich Wonders... Neil Whosis? What You Don't Know About The 1969 Moon Landing July 16, 2014 The year he landed on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong was famous, iconic, an American hero. One year later he wasn't. In 1970, how many people remembered his name? This will surprise you.