Category: Updates

Are YOU a COWARD?

Join the Heinlein Society PARTY at LonestarCon. We’re celebrating 50 years of traveling Heinlein’s GLORY ROAD. If you’re going to the World Science Fiction Convention, join us FRIDAY at 8:30 pm (room to be announced), for dragons, goodies, books, quizzes, fun, and SOMETHING that will truly test your mettle! And stop by the Heinlein Society…
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Own Heinlein’s Bed!

How would you like to own Heinlein’s ‘second-best’ bed? Ebay auction coming during LoneStarCon! Robert Heinlein designed and built this bed with attached side tables for himself and his wife, Ginny. After Ginny’s passing in 2003, the bed came to The Heinlein Society. Now is your chance to own it. After unsuccessfully trying to find…
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The Heinlein Maneuver

Was Heinlein right or wrong in his descriptions of planetary orbits and spaceship maneuvers? Hard science fiction author, and astronautical engineer, G (Gerald) David Nordley takes a look at the Heinlein Maneuver from The Rolling Stones.

Readercon Blood Drive – Saturday, July 13

Blood Drive info at: readercon.org/information.htm On Saturday, the American Red Cross Bloodmobile http://www.redcrossblood.org/ will serve Readercon for the first time for a Heinlein Society Blood Drive! Your consistent support over years means so much, especially during midsummer. Thank you! The ARC and the Heinlein Society will have token gifts of appreciation for all who present…
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Remembering Robert Heinlein, 25 Years Later

May 8, 2013 marks 25 years since the passing of Robert A. Heinlein. Rather than a cause of sadness, this milestone reminds us of the strength and lasting impact of Heinlein, his wisdom, and his works, and how they are, and will, reach into the future. Heinlein has never been out-of-print, and thanks to the…
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Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter, Medical Inventor

The Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter Invents Medical Product by Deb Houdek Rule  “When your hero adopts you at age 12, there’s little that seems out of reach.” —Amy Baxter, M.D. Amy Baxter, the Heinleins’ adopted granddaughter, is gaining renown as the inventor of a medical device called Buzzy®. The Buzzy is designed to take the pain…
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Chattacon 2013 First Time Blood Drive

KC Charland shines as our new blood drive coordinator for the Society at Chattacon in Cahattanooga, Tennessee.  Blood Assurance, the service provider she chose, says, “We were very pleased with the drive overall, and the willingness of the donors to share this life saving gift. The efforts of ChattaCon have always been greatly appreciated and…
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Heinlein Reader’s Discussion Group Thursday 12-07-2000 9:00 P.M. EST Take Back Your Government

Heinlein Reader’s Discussion Group Thursday 12-07-2000 9:00 P.M. EST Take Back Your Government Click Here to Return to Index Here Begin The A.F.H. postings The Robert A. Heinlein Reading Group Notice of Meeting   Date: Thursday, December 7, 2000, 9 PM to midnight, EST, and Saturday, December 9, 2000, 5 to 8 PM, EST. Topic:…
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ТРАСТОВЫЙ ФОНД, ОТВЕТСТВЕННЫЙ ЗА ПРЕМИЮ ХАЙНЛАЙН

ВИРЖИНИЯ ХАЙНЛАЙН In English 1916 – 2003 Виржиния Герстенфелд (Virginia Gerstenfeld) закончила Университете Нью-Йорка в 1937 году и работала химиком вплоть до начала Второй мировой войны. Она служила лейтенантом в Военно-морских силах США, будучи сначала сотрудником Бюро аэронавтики, а затем – экспериментальной станции военно-воздушных сил морского базирования в Филадельфии. Там она встретилась с Робертом Хайнлайном…
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John Tilden – Society Treasurer

John Tilden, known as JT on the long-running Heinlein Forum (now on Facebook), has stepped in to serve as a board member of the Heinlein Society and as Treasurer. John was born in New York and currently resides near Baltimore, Maryland. He first  encountered Robert Heinlein’s work as one of the cool books with the…
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Chicago-sf.org Double Star Book Discussion

Chicago-sf.org will be having a book discussion of Double Star by Robert Heinlein September 15, 2012 at 2pm in the Oak Park Public Library. “One minute, down and out actor Lorenzo Smythe was — as usual — in a bar, drinking away his troubles. Then a pilot bought him a drink, and the next thing…
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It’s Your Turn

Below is what was written in 2008 after the Heinlein Centennial had ended. Sadly, the Heinlein Society at that time had officially taken no part. However members of the Heinlein Society, and those now in positions of leadership and volunteering at the Heinlein Society, were a part of the Centennial. Now, with a revitalized Society,…
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Annual Meeting

Our by-laws, adopted by the Board of Directors in 2002, and as amended, require that the board conduct an annual general membership meeting each year during the time and at the place of the annual World Science Fiction convention, when held in North America, and when not at a place in North America, at whatever…
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