Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Misfit
by Robert Heinlein

Delightful story published in 1939; it shows how an asteroid was moved into a more useful orbit and set up as a space station by a group of young recruits.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Space Marines Idea Takes Off
   Interesting idea slowly moves into a real organization; and who first thought of space marines?

Asteroid To Orbit Moon?
   '[Asteroid] Eighty-eight received a series of gentle pats, always on the side headed along her course.' - Robert Heinlein, 1939

'Smart Silk' In Quantity
   Strongest stuff in the world, stronger than the best steel. Synthetic spider silk...- Robert Heinlein, 1939.

NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission
   '[Asteroid] Eighty-eight received a series of gentle pats, always on the side headed along her course...' - Robert Heinlein, 1939.

How Do You Put An Asteroid Into Earth Orbit? Carefully!
   '...she would have to be coaxed by another series of pats into a circular orbit.' - Robert Heinlein, 1939.

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re: Otfrid von Hanstein
(10/22/2018)

Oil from Algae - Can It Be Done?
re: Hal Clement
(10/20/2018)

Moving Whole Planets, Revisited
re: EE Doc Smith
(10/18/2018)

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