Man Who Sold The Moon, The

DD Harriman is incredibly rich and determined to be the first person to reach the Moon. He invests his fortune and gets lots of his super rich friends to invest as well. The vehicle is a nuclear powered rocket and weight restrictions mean that there's only room for the professional pilot. As the vehicle reaches a point where it could carry a passenger his partners get an injunction against his making the flight...he's so valuable.
Author: 
Robert A. Heinlein
Genre: 
Fiction
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Year: 
1950
GoodReads: 
3.88
ISBN-13: 
9780671578633