Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History Characters

Ben Mezrich
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Thad Roberts

Thad Roberts was 24 at the time of the heist. He was a brilliant man with a nearly photographic memory. He was raised in the Mormon tradition, but was excommunicated from his family when they learned that he had premarital sex. He married his girlfriend at a young age. Thad loved to learn and had three majors in college. He also became a co-op in the prestigious NASA program in Texas.

Thad loved to be in the spotlight and got an adrenaline rush out of trying new, adventurous things. He didn't respect rules and laws. Often, he created a rationale as to why the rules should be followed or broken.

The moon heist began as a challenge that wasn't completely real to him. It wasn't until a year after he was incarcerated that he began to understand the ramifications of his actions on those around him. Thad had...

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