Read more about the first Grand Master of Science Fiction on the sites
reached by the links below. Please remember that the contents of these links
are the responsibility of their owners and represent the opinions and
attitudes of the owners and not necessarily those of the Heinlein Society.
The Heinlein Journal
The homepage of the premiere magazine of Heinlein scholarship and criticism
The Robert A. Heinlein Information Page
page of David Wright, Sr. dedicated to Robert A. Heinlein. Contains
several essays by Mr. Wright
RAH: The Homepage for Science Fiction's Grand Master
excellent Site, home of the Heinlein FAQ. Its author, James Gifford, is
one of the first generation of true Heinlein scholars.
Robert Heinlein Interview
longest interview Heinlein ever granted, in which he talked freely and
extensively about his personal philosophy.
Robert Anson Heinlein Italian Site
sito italiano completamente dedicato al Maestro della fantascienza (e non
solo) Robert A. Heinlein.
Robert A Heinlein Page by Heribert E. Severing also with
Heinlein Works List in German
- Eine vollständige Aufstellung aller Heinlein-Werke, die in
die deutsche Sprache übersetzt wurden, zusammengestellt von
Fiction of Robert Heinlein
Main's excellent index of his works, including a listing of magazine and
other publications containing them.
Major's excellent series of reviews of all of the Heinlein juveniles from
ROCKET SHIP GALILEO to STARSHIP TROOPERS.
alt.fan.heinlein Picture Page
of fans, their families and, most importantly, their felines.
Robert A. Heinlein Reading Group
on-line chat group that meets every two weeks to discuss the works of Robert
A. Heinlein, using AIM freeware.
AIM Chat Room
A link to
the Heinlein Reading Group's virtual meeting place. Click on the
red button to download the AIM software.(Version 9.5.3)
versions available at
Full Story of Roger Young
notable essay contained on Mr. Wright's page, deserving a link of
its own is this by J.C. LeGere.(updated 11/03/2006. Includes link
to 1959 West point choir version of ballad).
Heinlein Journal--On Line Archives
here you will find a beginning of the archives of The Heinlein Journal,
which the Society may also expand.
of Names From Number of the Beast
listing of all of the names found in the Envoi chapter in Beast compiled
by the author of the Italian Heinlein Site
Heir of James Branch Cabell
The winner of the Virginia Commonwealth University's Cabell Prize
2000 Cabell prize discusses the influence of Cabell on Heinlein.
Bill Dennis's Heinlein Site
Libertarianism & Robert A. Heinlein. Bill's views on Heinlein's Politics and other subjects
The Heinlein Book Exchange
Here's your chance to find that Heinlein you haven't read
NASA & JPL pages with direct Heinlein
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal -
main page - (includes audio and video clips)
to Elbow Crater" - Apollo 15 astronauts on the moon discuss Heinlein
and his story "The Green Hills of Earth"
and the Feather" - Apollo 15 astronauts quote from "The Green Hills of
Article by Major Chris Bohn on "Heinlein's contribution to
the real world"
NASA's Biographies of Aerospace Officials and Policymakers - includes
bio of Heinlein
Cosmic and Heliospheric Learning Center - quotes Heinlein on the main
NASA's Mars Exploration: The Martian Mystique - refers visitors to
Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land"
NASA's Mars of the Mind - interactive site aimed at young people,
refers visitors to Heinlein's "Podkayne of Mars"
NASA's Space Settlements: A Design Study - listed under
References is Heinlein's "Universe and Common Sense," from Astounding
Science Fiction, May, Oct. 1941
NASA/JPL press release - includes mention of Dr. Carl Sagen
posthumously receiving the Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Award
NASA page on the "INTERNET TOP 100 SF/FANTASY LIST" - lists Heinlein's
"Moon is a Harsh Mistress", "Expanded Universe", "Green Hills of Earth",
and "Door into Summer"
Q&A with scientist Rachael Mastrapa - mentions influence of
Heinlein's "Have Spacesuit, Will Travel"
controller, now SFWAn and children's author talks about how it all started
NASA History page, "More Favored than the Birds": The Manned Maneuvering
Unit in Space by Anne Millbrooke - discusses Heinlein's "Rocketship
Galileo", the movie "Destination Moon", and "Have Space Suit, Will Travel"
NASA's Aerospace Scholars Glossary - lists Heinlein and several of his
NASA's Planet Mars in Popular Culture - an annex off of the Center for
Mars Exploration at NASA's Ames Research Center website under a directory
called "Fun", talks about Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land"
NASA/JPL Mars Team Online - bio of team member Michael Malin, mentions
influence of Heinlein
NASA's We Are Not the First: Space Station History - discusses
History: NASA Engineers and the Age of Apollo - mentions Heinlein's "Rocketship
NASA/Quest - site answering a question about biospheres on Mars,
recommends Heinlein's "Farmer in the Sky"
NASA's Mars Pathfinder (pdf) - recommends Heinlein's "Red Planet"
Malin Space Science Systems -
photos of Heinlein crater on Mars
Space Advocacy Organizations:
Foundation -- "Dedicated to the human settlement of space in
our lifetime" and counts Robert Heinlein as one of their founders.
Literary & Historical links:
Studies -- Heinlein Studies Area of the Popular Culture
Encyclopedia -- Literature in English around the World. Their
insightful Heinlein entry is
here. A survey of the Scribner's juveniles can be found
American Authors on the Web --A leading web resource for American
Perspectives in American Literature -- A Research and Reference Guide
by Professor Paul Reuben. The Heinlein entry is
Flight -- Honoring the first flight of the Wright brothers, aviation
history. There are references to Heinlein's influence in
Literary Resources on the Web -- A highly-regarded site maintained by
Professor Jack Lynch of Rutgers University.
Major SF/F Collections & Scholarly SF/F
Heinlein Archives at University of California, Santa Cruz
J. Lloyd Eaton Collection at University of California, Riverside. The
world's largest publicly accessible collection of science fiction,
fantasy, horror, and utopian literature.
Science Fiction Foundation Collection Special Collections And Archives
Sydney Jones Library The University of Liverpool
Speculative Literature Foundation -- promotes literary quality in
Studies -- scholarly journal at DePauw University
Center for the Study
of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas
The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy. A
reference branch of the Toronto Public Library.
Bud Foote Collection
at Georgia Institute of Technology
--The new first-class Seattle-based museum.
SF/F Magazines & Publishers
Analog Science Fiction and Fact - hard sf magazine
Opens in new Window - Close to return to Heinlein Society Page
Locus - primary news magazine of sf
Asimov's Science Fiction - sf magazine
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction - sf/f magazine
--Publisher of Interzone and The 3rd Alternative
Baen Books -- publisher of many of Heinlein's titles
Del Rey -- publisher of many of Heinlein's juveniles
Atlanta Radio Theatre Company --The producer of many sf/f
stories in fully dramatized radio play format. Their Heinlein collection
and future plans, by arrangement with Ginny Heinlein, are
SF/F organizations, Authors' pages, Forums
Science Fiction Society - WorldCon: World Science Fiction Convention
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, links to members
websites and online fiction
BSFA -- British
Science Fiction Association
Minnesota Science Fiction
The New England Science
Fiction Association, Inc.
Los Angeles Science Fantasy
Society -- the world's oldest continuously active science fiction
Baltimore Science Fiction Society -- hosts of Balticon
Reading for the
Future -- "Encouraging Literacy Through Speculative Fiction"
Golden Duck Awards
for Excellence in Children's Science Fiction Literature
H. G. Wells
Society --Of the Americas and U. K. celebrating one of the major
creative influences of Robert Heinlein.
Arthur C. Clarke
Foundation --Advancing the legacy of one of the
inspirational greats of the field.
Robert Silverberg --
Majipoor.com, the Quasi-Official Robert Silverberg website
Benford --Physicist, space commentator, and hard s-f author.
Official Site of the Theodore Sturgeon Literary Trust
L. Neil Smith:
Three time Prometheus Award winner for Libertarian fiction
The SF Site: The
Home Page for Fantasy and Science Fiction
- Discussion forums plus numerous author's home pages, location of the
SciFan - helping
readers discover new science fiction and fantasy books and authors
Scifi.com - online sf
for Genre Writers
The Internet Speculative Fiction Database
Internet Reference Material
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