Rocketship Galileo

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Published by New English Library in London .

Written in English

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Originally published, New York, Scribner, 1947.

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StatementRobert A. Heinlein.
The Physical Object
Pagination159p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21444527M
ISBN 100450006956

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Rocket Ship Galileo was the first of Heinlein's juveniles, and it was a tour de force which established him in the market and led to a series which would extend to twelve volumes. (Heinlein scholars differ on which of his novels are classified as juveniles/5().

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Robert A. Heinlein Booklist Robert A. Heinlein Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Rocketship Galileo; Three boys are recruited by an underfunded scientist to make the first trip to the Moon.

Art with his new friends Morrie and Russ are recruited by Doc to built a rocket and fly to. His books were included in the Galileo-Marching-and-Chowder Society library.

When The Earth Trembled Book by H. Rider Haggard, included in the Galileo Marching-and-Chowder Society library. Wotan Spaceship used by the Nazis' First Lunar Expedition. It was appropriated by the crew of the Galileo after that ship was destroyed.

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The actual moon landing 22 years after this book was written pales in comparison--it was so over-planned and over-imagined that nothing bad could hardly happen on the moon (although it could in the capsule itself and on take-off and landing).

Compared to Rocketship Galileo, the real moon landing lacked drama. Sorry : Joy Dickerson. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published, New York: Scribner, Description: pages ; 18 cm: Responsibility. Four Frontiers - Rocketship Galileo, Space Cadet, Red Planet, Farmer In The Sky (Rocket Ship Galileo, Space Cadet, Red Planet, Farmer in the Sky) Robert A.

Heinlein Published by Science Fiction Rocketship Galileo book Club (). The Galileo Club had just finished its latest backyard launch of a miniature rocket with mixed results when the uncle of one of the three club members arrives with a startling proposal: to join him in preparing his cut-rate rocket and making mankind s first trip to the moon.

Despite mysterious sabotage attempts and a restraining court order, Doctor Cargraves and /5(8). Editions for Rocket Ship Galileo: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 8.

Rocketship Galileo was first published by Scribners in the US in September The first of Heinlein’s twelve so-called ‘juvenile’ novels for Scribners, and one of the first SF novels not to be published first in the usual pulp magazines, its purpose was to create a book that boys would be interested to read.

Re: Rocketship Galileo When i was young, circaevery TV show dealing with detectives, secret agents, or lovable confidence men had an episode (or two (or more!)) where Nazis were still active in the world.

Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert A Heinlein receives three stars from me. While I understand that some people feel 3-star rating is a failure, it isn't. Three stars means that you can read it, enjoy it but it may not stick with you, or you might be left feeling a bit unsatisfied.

Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, – May 8, ) was an American science fiction writer. ===== I hope you enjoy the list videos. Rocket Ship Galileo () is the first novel in the author's juvenile series, depicting the initial flight to the Moon.

Published inthe story is now the history of an alternate timeline, in which the atomic weapons used to end World War II were succeeded by a more vigorous development of nuclear power as well as the growth of internationalism into a 5/5(5).

But this, his first novel published in Book form, and the first of his juvenile novels, was a book that I’d always heard was badly dated and not as entertaining as his others.

Now that I’ve finally read it, I disagree. Rocketship Galileo is as captivating, speculative and amusing as any Heinlein adventure (although Starship Troopers was rarely, if ever amusing. Rocketship Galileo. by Robert A. Heinlein Spider Robinson While other kids are cruising around in their cars or playing ball, this trio, known as the Galileo Club, is experimenting with rocket fuels, preparing for their future education at technical colleges.

The Kindle Book format for this title is not supported on. I Just Finished – Rocketship Galileo by Robert A. Heinlein. Posted on Octo But this, his first novel published in book form, and the first of his juvenile novels, was a book that I’d always heard was badly dated and not as entertaining as his others.

I think Rocketship Galileo should be top of the list as a humorous. View all covers for Rocket Ship Galileo (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by uncredited () in The Arkham Sampler, Winterreprinted in.

Rocket Ship Galileo is a science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein, published inabout three teenagers who participate in a pioneering flight to the Moon. It was the first in the Heinlein juveniles, a long and successful series of science fiction novels published by Scribner's.

From the grand master of science fiction comes this classic story about pioneers at the dawn of space Jenkins, Art Mueller, and Morris Abrams are not your average high schools students. While other kids are cruising around in. Rocketship Galileo does not merit a lengthy review, but it is notable for being the first of the Scribner juveniles, written by Heinlein in the s and s.

It was published in - obviously not long after World War II, V2 rocket attacks against England, the Nazi Holocaust, the Manhattan Project, and the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and. First edition. Very good in wrappers. Has bumped corners. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.

Please inquire for more detailed condition information. Rocketship Galileo. Heinlein, Robert. Published by New English Library / NEL () ISBN. Scale: 1/ - about 10"/mm long when built Parts: 9 resin plus styrene rod. Instructions: 1 page assembly guide with finishing notes Decals: ALPS-printed waterslide by JBOT Molding Quality: 9 - almost blemish-free Detail: 5 - not a lot of it (but that's faithful to the 'original'), but what there is is nicely done Accuracy: 10 - faithfully recreates the book cover art from 40+ years ago.

Even Spider Robinson admits that Rocket Ship Galileo () is the weakest of Heinlein’s juveniles. It’s the story of three boys of school-leaving age who have a. The science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein (–) was productive during a writing career that spanned the last 49 years of his life; the Robert A.

Heinlein bibliography includes 32 novels, 59 short stories and 16 collections published during his life. Four films, two TV series, several episodes of a radio series, and a board game derive more or less directly from his work. Rocketship Galileo is the first book that Heinlein had published, and as one his works aimed at younger (juvenile) readers is heavy on action and adventure but light on heavy thinking.

It's also one of the earliest Heinlein books I remember reading as a pre-teen and still holds a strong appeal for me despite the passage of time/5(75). Rocketship Galileo Another in Fantastic Plastic's line of "classic" space ships, the model was based on Robert Heinlein's book.

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His stirring novel, Rocketship Galileo, tells the story of three young men, Ross, Morrie, and Art, just graduated from high school, who are conscripted by a Nobel Prize winning atomic scientist to help him build a rocketship that will get to the moon.

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