Rocket Ship Galileo Author:Robert A. Heinlein A thrilling story of three boys who accompany a scientist on the first piloted rocket-ship flight to the moon. The time is several years from now. The action is based on scientific fact, and much of it may become true before long. The illustrations have been carefully worked out under the author's supervision, and are as accurate as it is po... more »ssible for "projected" illustrations to be.
Mr. Heinlein is in the top rank of science-fiction writers, and his unusual stories for adults have attracted much attention. This, his first book for boys, is even more fascinating than the stories of Jules Verne.« less