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Westercon 2015

By Keith Kato Representatives of The Heinlein Society attended Westercon 68, the traditional 4th of July weekend western regional SF convention, held on July 2-5, 2015 at San Diego, CA’s Town and Country Resort Hotel. Westercon’s Guests of Honor were … Continue reading

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The Heinlein Society NameExoWorlds contest submission completed

The NameExoWorlds contest, organized by the IAU and Zooniverse, recently accepted naming proposals from registered clubs and non-profit organizations. THS selected the Mu Arae system to name. Mu Arae, often referred to by its designation in the Henry Draper catalogue … Continue reading

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Nominations for THS Board of Directors, Polls Open Aug 13 2015

The following members have been nominated to run for THS Board of Directors. All three are currently sitting on the BOD, one in an elected position and the other in board vacancy appointed positions. This year we will again be … Continue reading

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THS Announces 2015-2016 Scholarships Winners

We’re very pleased to announce the winners of this year’s scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. This year we received a total of 16 applications. The winners are: Elias Anderson – Elias will be attending St. Vincent college in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Heinlein Plaque Wording Contributions Sought

Now that THS has completed fundraising for the bust of Robert A. Heinlein to be included in the Missouri State Capitol’s “Hall of Famous Missourians”, the next step is to decide on the wording that will appear on the accompanying … Continue reading

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Kinnison Donation Pushes Heinlein Bust Fund Over the Top

THS is pleased to announce we have met our fund-raising goal of $14,000 in support of creating and placing a bronze bust and accompanying plaque of Robert A. Heinlein in the Missouri State Capitol building’s “Hall of Famous Missourians”. Donations … Continue reading

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Heinlein Bust Contributions Reach 35% of Goal

Donations by “Heinlein’s Children” towards the creation and placing of a bronze bust of Robert A. Heinlein in the Missouri State Capitol building have reached $2,500. This number is before accounting for the dollar-for-dollar matching offered by the Heinlein Prize … Continue reading

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New Heinlein Society Board Member: Welcome Dr. C. Herbert Gilliland!

It is with great sadness that we on the Board of Directors say goodbye to Michael Cassutt, who has served as a board member since October 2010. We welcome Dr. C. Herbert Gilliland, who has been appointed to fill this … Continue reading

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Citizen Of The Galaxy Comics Out In All Fine Comic Book Shops

You all know that Citizen of the Galaxy was put out as a high quality graphic novel earlier this year, but for those who missed the Kickstarter campaign, it has now been picked up by IDW, (the third largest distributor … Continue reading

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Nominations For Annual Heinlein Society Elections Scheduled For May 2015

Last year, web based voting worked so well that we’re using it again this year. The nominating period for Board members is coming next month; 18 May to 1 June. There are three Board openings that need to be filled. … Continue reading

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THS Doubles Heinlein Award Support

Since 2013, Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) has been the home of the “Heinlein Award”, given “For outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings to inspire the human exploration of space.” The history of this award goes back … Continue reading

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Heinlein Prize Trust Announces Matching for Hall of Famous Missourians

The Heinlein Prize Trust (www.heinleinprize.com) has agreed to partner with THS in the fundraising for the new Robert A. Heinlein bust to be displayed in the Missouri state capitol’s “Hall of Famous Missourians”. HPT has pledged to match dollar for … Continue reading

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THS Announces $14,000 Fund Raising Goal for Hall of Famous Missourians Bust

THS announces that the Board has considered all the costs associated with creating a bust, plaque, display column, and unveiling ceremony for the new bust of Robert A. Heinlein to be permanently displayed in the Missouri capital’s “Hall of Famous … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Scholarship Application Deadline May 15th

Just a reminder there’s only four more days to get your application for one of our two 2015-2016 academic year scholarships submitted. Deadline is May 15th!

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H4H THANK YOU EMAILS (9-5-2015)

  HELLO AGAIN FROM THE H4H SHIPPING CENTER Shipping to our military veterans continues; we have been fully funded for FY2016.  Thanks to everyone who donated money and books to the H4H program.  Please continue to help us as the … Continue reading

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THS Begins Accepting 2015 Scholarship Applications

The new 2015 application is now active, and applications are being accepted for the 2015-2016 school term for two $750 scholarships. Please visit here for more detail: http://www.heinleinsociety.org/scholarship-program/

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2015-2016 Scholarship Essay Questions

The Heinlein Society announces the essay questions for the 2015-2016 Scholarships as follows: a. How Robert Heinlein affected my career choice. b. My favorite Robert Heinlein story and why. c. My favorite and least favorite Heinlein stories, and why. d. … Continue reading

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Heinlein Society Announces 4th Annual Scholarship Contest

The Heinlein Society is pleased to announce our fourth annual scholarship essay contest for the 2015-2016 academic year. The two $750 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges and universities majoring in engineering, math, or physical … Continue reading

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ROBERT A. HEINLEIN 1941 DENVENTION GoH SPEECH

The ROBERT A. HEINLEIN 1941 DENVENTION GoH SPEECH is available to Heinlein Society members for donations of $50. Payment can be made via PayPal or by sending a check to the Society at: The Heinlein Society 3553 Atlantic Avenue, #341 … Continue reading

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THS to Lead Fund Raising for Heinlein Bust at Hall of Famous Missourians

The Board of The Heinlein Society recently agreed to lead efforts to raise funds for a bust (with associated plaque and pedestal) of Robert A. Heinlein to be displayed in the Hall of Famous Missourians maintained at the Missouri capital … Continue reading

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Jack McDevitt to Receive 2015 Heinlein Award

BSFS (Baltimore Science Fiction Society) has announced that Jack McDevitt will be the 2015 recipient of the Heinlein Award, and the 19th honoree since the Award’s inception in 2003. The first recipients were Virginia Heinlein and Michael Flynn. The Heinlein … Continue reading

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LATEST TOTAL SHIPPED AS OF 2-9-2015

The Heinlein 4 Heroes program has shipped a grand total of 6,459 books.  The program has now hit it’s stride and we know we can sustain shipping 3,000 books and 300 shipments per year. Got any old science fiction books?  … Continue reading

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THANK YOU from the MARINES

This thank you came to Heinlein for Heroes today.  Thanks to everyone that is supporting our H4H program. November 28

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LATEST TOTAL SHIPPED as of 11-18-14

The total keeps growing.  We now have shipped 5,419 books.  Special thanks to Geo Rule, Vice-President of The Heinlein Society; he has donated 195 Heinlein books. You can donate too; H4H needs science fiction books and takes audio books.  Even … Continue reading

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LATEST THANK YOU TO H4H 10-28-2014

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