Tag: D.D. Harriman

Science Fiction Fact : SpaceX Falcon 9 Flys Into History

Science Fiction Fact : SpaceX Falcon 9 Flys Into History

  Somewhere, Robert A. Heinlein is smiling. Check that, he is more likely roaring with delight that at long last, a privately developed rocket has been successfully re-flown in an orbital flight. That the most recent mission took place from a government owned launchpad that is practically a shrine to taxpayer funded frustration in the […]

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Yes Virginia, There is a D.D. Harriman: National Space Society Awards Elon Musk Heinlein Memorial Award

Yes Virginia, There is a D.D. Harriman: National Space Society Awards Elon Musk Heinlein Memorial Award

Perhaps no single author has made a greater contribution to the spirit and drive of space exploration than Robert A. Heinlein. Amongst the formative trio of Asimov, Clarke and Heinlein, it was the latter’s vision of free-wheeling, libertarian future in space populated by characters such Lazarus Long and ┬áDelos D. Harriman which has inspired astronauts, […]

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