The Robert A. and Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust is pleased to announce the start of the Robert A.Heinlein Flight into the Future Project Contest. This is a competition to promote innovative scientific works and is being held to commemorate the memory of the famous American writer, and one of the founders of modern science fiction, Robert A. Heinlein. The main goal of the competition is to identify and support talented young researchers and to encourage their innovative activities that will help to bring humanity closer to Heinleinís dream of our future in space.
The Flight into the Future contest opened officially on November 1st, 2004, and is open to citizens of the European, African and Middle Eastern countries, including students, post-graduate students and young specialists who will be under 30 years of age at the time of the award ceremony on July 7th, 2005, which is the birthday of Robert Heinlein (there will be other Trustís projects available for the rest of the world). The authors of the winning projects will receive monetary prizes and Heinlein Trust Diplomas.
© Heinlein Prize Trust, 2004