The Cassandra Project Author:Jack McDevitt, Mike Resnick Early in his career, Jerry Culpepper could never have been accused of being idealistic. Doing public relations -- even for politicians -- was strictly business...until he was hired as NASA’s public affairs director and discovered a client he could believe in. Proud of the agency’s history and sure of its destiny, he was thrilled to b... more »e a part of its future -- a bright era of far-reaching space exploration.
But public disinterest and budget cuts changed that future. Now, a half century after the first moon landing, Jerry feels like the only one with stars -- and unexplored planets and solar systems -- in his eyes.
Still, Jerry does his job, trying to drum up interest in the legacy of the agency. Then a fifty-year-old secret about the Apollo XI mission is revealed, and he finds himself embroiled in the biggest controversy of the twenty-first century, one that will test his ability -- and his willingness -- to spin the truth about a conspiracy of reality-altering proportions ...« less
I've read all of Jack McDevitt's other books, which I've absolutely loved and encourage you to read those. This book I found lacking story development and flow that was present in the other books. Note that this book is not solely McDevitt's.