"Space Travel is the Subject" by Stan Payne, June 25, 1952. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-6076.

Robert A. Heinlein, sitting on bed holding New York Times Book Review, and Arthur C. Clarke sitting in chair holding his book The Exploration of Space. Caption under similar photo: “Arthur C. Clarke, right, British scientist and author of the new book “The Exploration of Space,” is visiting at the Broadmoor home of Robert Heinlein, left, scientist and science fiction writer. They are discussing Clarke’s fascinating new book on factual developments toward space travel.” Story appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on June 27, 1952, page 13.

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