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This tag should be used for questions about Robert Heinlein's 1948 young adult science fiction novel of the same name.

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Meaning of P.R.S. Aes Triplex in Heinlein's Space Cadet

I picked up an old library copy of the illustrated Scribner's edition of Robert Heinlein's Space Cadet and am having fun reading it and pondering the seemingly artless and unresolved juxtaposition of ...
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Who are 'The Four' in Space Cadet and why are they honoured?

In Heinlein's Space Cadet, there are four names added to every roll call, with others answering for them. Those names are Dahlquist, Martin, Rivera, and Wheeler. Dahlquist Dahlquist is the ...