The Black Pits of Luna

Publication date:1948.01
Genre:Science fiction short story
Series:Future History
Preceded by:Space Cadet
Followed by:Gentlemen, Be Seated!
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“The Black Pits of Luna” is a science fiction short story by Robert A. Heinlein it originally appeared in “The Saturday Evening Post” January 10, 1948.


The story is about a Boy Scout on a trip to the Moon and his way of finding his lost brother.

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The Black Pits of Luna