[inspirational Books] eBook Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein

The Nag Hammadi Library eThat is hardly surprising taken that it is basically a YA novel targeted at boys I didn txpect too much from Space Cadet and the main reason why I picked it up was because it was written by H In the fairly distant future a teen named Matt Dodson applied for an organization called Space Patrol the future versions of knights in shining armor that uphold peace and justice through the known space The competition is fierce and only the best and the brightest get in Research On Written Composition even the cadets are not guaranteed to get promoted to an officer rank We are talkingarly Heinlien s juveniles here so I do not think I give a big spoiler when i say that not only matt succeeded I say that not only Matt succeeded he also managed to save a day together with his cadet friends Once again Space Patrol remained true to its principals When I was reading the book I could not help recalling Ender s Game Take this well known book remove all The Parables edginess bleak moments social commentary and yound up with Space Cadet Please note I am not saying the book is bad it was supposed to be a mindless ntertainment for young adults who do not care about romances much and as such it passes with flying colors The characters are two dimensional most of the time although I really like somewhat stereotypical Texan Tex bad pun is not mine and are black and white with minimal grey shades On the positive side the author manages to throw in some interesting scientific facts from physics mostly while making them fun to read about All in all this is a good read lacking any deep morals of thoughts but fun at the same time My rating is 3 solid stars As Space Cadet by Robert A Heinlein begins a candidate for a space program takes a phone out by Robert A Heinlein begins a candidate for a space program takes a phone out his bag and calls his father Modern readers may pass by this communication with little notice but describing a cell phone in 1948 the year this was first published was at the time the height of science fiction The second published of his Scribner s juvenile works this very arly Heinlein displays his talent for telling a good hard science fiction story One cannot read this without noticing a similarity to his later book Starship Troopers and what must have been an influence on Orson Scott Card s Ender s Game Astute readers will pick up on arly #traces of his later libertarianism though with a paternalistic twist Heinlein also xplores issues of idealism militarism #of his later libertarianism though with a paternalistic twist Heinlein also The Dominicans explores issues of idealism militarismven 16 years before Farnham s Freehold and the Civil Rights Act racism This is good for RAH fans as well as a good read for readers just getting to know Heinlein a very good Will Haunt You example of the charisma of his juvenile novel. Ce of the solar system for the benefit of allBut before Matt Dodson canarn his rightful place in the ranks his mettle is to be tested in the most severe and xtraordinary ways ways that change him forever from the midwestern American boy into a man of the Solar Patrol. Space Cadet

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Another of Heinlein s classic juveniles this book chronicles the adventures of a young man training to become a Space Cadet of the Space Pa Books written about adventures of a young man training to become a Space Cadet of the Space Pa Books written about future inevitably at some point become alternate histories First published in 1948 Space Cadet builds a post 2100 solar system where Venus is not only habitable but inhabited where Mars and Ganymede are colonisab 40 starsAt first perusal Robert Heinlein s Space Cadet seems a strange novel But upon reflection October 29 1929The United States Stock Market undergoes its final crash Only a few months prior a hopeful young man Robert A Heinlein 22 years old graduates from the US Naval Academy with a degree in Naval EngineeringAugust 1934Five years later in the midst of the Great Depression Lieutenant Heinlein 27 years old still a young man spends weeks in a hospital then to be discharged from military service due to tuberculosisSeptember 1 1939Mr Heinlein turns 32 years old and across the Atlantic Adolph Hitler s tanks cross over into Poland thereby starting officially World War II the world s second total war December 7 1941Japan attacks the United States Naval Base Pearl Harbor Robert Heinlein then 34 yea Young Matt Dodson an all American 18 year old from Iowa joins the Space Academy Their key task is to nsure world peace by dropping Iowa joins the Space Academy Their key task is To Ensure World Peace ensure world peace dropping weapons on anyone who tries to do anything badI know what you re going to say But many of Matt s classmates come from outside the US Not only that they ven have a sign up on the wall saying uis custodiet ipsos custodes So that s alright then I first read this book over 35 years ago and recently came across a 2nd hand copy at a book sale so decided to delve into it again Other reviewers have given pr cis of the story so I won t go there suffice to say it is a classic of Heinlein s arly work Yes it is simple but never condescending the plot as ver moving along at a rapid pace dragging us through an alternate future history I thoroughly njoyed it and for a couple of days was there with Matt Tex and Oscar wondering what the patrol was going to challenge them with next Having now read 4 of Heinlein s books in a row this book Past through tomorrow both volumes and the best of I remember why I used to have so many Heinlein s paperbacks in the The Militant Messiah early 70s where did they go So onto the next now which shall it be This is 48 Heinlein at his most usual for the time period I can t say I love it but I can appreciate what it ISIt s YA folks Moralthical scientifically accurate adventure for BOYS First into what seems to be the military for space. This is the seminal novel of a young man's The Return To Camelot education as a member of anlite paternalistic non military organization of leaders dedicated to preserving human civilization the Solar Patrol a provocative parallel to Heinlein's famous later novel Starship Troopers Only the. Our intrepid idiots I mean promising young men get in over their heads after a prolonged training period and head to Venus Where they get inveigled in cultural misunderstandings and get out by the skin of their teethThis is 40 s youth claptrap folks It has a sell by date on the cover It s not Six Femmes Du Monde even courageousnough to let loose with Heinlein s real opinions complex reductions or moral ambiguities Let s face it He wrote this for with Heinlein s real opinions complex reductions or moral ambiguities Let s face it He wrote this for very particular kind of paycheck One with real money playing off all his connections with the Boy s Life serialsI can however still praise the biggest contribution he made to SF at the timeScience the biggest contribution he made to SF at the timeScience science ven ACCURATE science And very decent writingI can t really blame him for being dull in this particular novel It was written to spec lol I ve promised to read classical scifi authors this year and Heinlein is one of them This is the second juvenile story of his and the third of his books overall for me And it was OK I guessThe MC Matt Dodson is nlisting to become a Space Cadet at the Space Academy Space Cadets are contestants to #become members of the famous Solar Patrol This organization apparently non military is an lite guard #members of the famous Solar Patrol This organization apparently non military is an lite guard with preserving humanity throughout the Solar System Only the best and brightest the strongest and most courageous Silver Eyes ever become space cadets and only the best and brightest the strongest and most courageous amongst thosever become officers Basically they take boys and make them become men And yes I know how that sounds lolYes there are one hell of a lot of parallels to Heinlein s later novel Starship Troopers but the Biblical Hermeneutics edges are filed off to make it suitable to the younger audienceKeeping in mind that this was indeed for young readers I guess I still have a slight problem with the simplicity The characters are bland cardboard cut outs the competition is always challenging but friendly the Solar Patrol is this wonderful organization consisting only of good guys thatmbody My Life And Work every virtue humanity can come up with while having none of the dark sidesMaybe life really was simpler back then for young boys but I don t know There are other stories for young readers that go deeper have complex characters and conflicts Not so here It s funnough as a simple adventure in space and I liked that the author used the story to convey some scientific facts always good A Light In The Storm especially for young readers but other than that This novel wasxactly what I The Battles Of New Hope Church expected it to be and in that sense I certainly wasn t disappointed Space Cadet is not as complex as some of other Heinlein s works I read but. Best and brightest the strongest and the most courageousver manage to become Space Cadets at the Space Academy They are in training to be come part of the lite guard of the solar system accepting missions others fear taking risks no others dare and upholding the pea. ,


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