Rocket Ship Galileo

Rocket Ship Galileo

by Robert A. Heinlein

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940149595792
Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date: 03/14/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 125,228
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988), often called the Science Fiction Grand Master, was the author of such ground-breaking novels as STARSHIP TROOPERS, RED PLANET, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND and THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS. He is generally considered the greatest and most influential science fiction writer of the twentieth century. In addition to being a bestselling author, Heinlein's novels won 4 Hugo awards, 3 "retro Hugo" awards, and the first "Grand Master Award" from the Science Fiction Writers of America.

Date of Birth:

July 7, 1907

Date of Death:

May 8, 1988

Place of Birth:

Butler, Missouri

Place of Death:

Carmel, California

Education:

Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy, 1929; attended University of California, Los Angeles, 1934, for graduate study in physic

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Rocket Ship Galileo 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I first read this one during the fall of 1957. I was then all of 12 years old. I just wish I could go back 50 years and read it again for the first time. What wonder! What excitement I experienced! Even though we now know much more about the Moon, and the events in the story now could never have taken place, this is a great story. You can enjoy it even now, in the 21st century, whether you're 12 years old, a little or maybe a lot older. GREAT BOOK.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was engaged all throughout the book. There was not a dull moment from beginning to end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good writing and a good, though not very scientifically accurate from what we know today. A pleasant read.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
a story of three boys who accompany a scientist on the first piloted rocket ship flight to the moon.