Scout from Denver,
Colorado, who was stopping over in Luna while
emigrating to Venus. He
was determined to make Eagle Scout for Earth, Luna, and Venus, the first and
probably only Triple Eagle in history, even though he had only three weeks in
Luna. While on a two-man camping trip with an experienced Lunar Scout he saved
himself and the other boy after they fell into a morning
glory, and there is a hint at the end of the story that he would indeed
Boy Scouts play a central role in Farmer in the Sky, "Nothing Ever
Happens on the Moon", and "The Black Pits of Luna" (not surprising since the
first two stories were written for the Boy Scout magazine Boys' Life).
Society was founded by Virginia Heinlein on behalf of her husband, science
fiction author Robert Anson Heinlein, to "pay forward" the legacy of Robert A. Heinlein to future generations of "Heinlein's Children."