The Insider: NASA’s Man at Baikonur (Second Edition)
by Thomas S. Fiske
This story of American John Patrick Meehan (aka Tad Benson) is true. He spent 9 years in and out of the USSR during the Space Race, helping to keep Soviet cosmonauts alive. Meehan did his humanitarian work as a physician and scientist without recognition. It is now possible to reveal the name of “The Insider.” However, in order to disguise others, this book is a novel and not a history.