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Rocket Ship Galileo - Robert A. Heinlein
Rocket Ship Galileo
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Three high school students formed the Galileo Club to share their interests in science and space exploration. But they never imagined they would team up with a nuclear physicist to construct and crew a rocket bound for the moon. And they never expected to gain some powerful enemies in the process.
Three high school students formed the Galileo Club to share their interests in science and space exploration. But they never imagined they would team up with a nuclear physicist to construct and crew a rocket bound for the moon. And they never expected to gain some powerful enemies in the process.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441012374 (044101237X)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 211
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
1.0 Rocket Ship Galileo ★☆☆☆☆
This is a book that only a 1940's teenage science enthusiast could love. The first 6 chapters are spent on establishing that our teen protagonists are competent to assist an adult scientist in building a rocket and flying it to the moon, then convincing their parents to allow it. I gave up when the ...
Gene
Gene rated it
3.0 Rocket Ship Galileo
Please suspend you disbelief when you read the plot description; you would have hard time keeping a straight face. Three teen boys love to build rockets and hope to win their school science prize with a successful model. One day a university professor offers them to help build a real spaceship in ex...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Rocketship Galileo
Of all of Heinlein's novels, this one is probably the most dated in feel. Yes, others of his novels have that charming combination of ray guns and slide rules, but while others shoot for the planets or the stars, Rocket Ship Galileo, published in 1947 is about the first voyage to the moon--made by t...
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes)
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes) rated it
4.0 Rocket Ship Galileo
I like a reasonable amount of information in the books I read and Rocket Ship Galileo was quite informative. The book begins with three teenagers playing with a rocket they'd made as part of their little science club.When the opportunity comes, to adapt their learnings to large scale experiment, the...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
2.0
FIRST HIGHSCHOOL GEEK: Okay guys, welcome to the Moon!SECOND HIGHSCHOOL GEEK: Explain again how we got here?FIRST HIGHSCHOOL GEEK: Wallace and Gromit showed us how to build a moon rocket in our basement. The rest was easy.THIRD HIGHSCHOOL GEEK: Who?NAZI IN SPACESUIT: Guten Abend, meine Herren! Ve ar...
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