Title: Orphans of the Sky

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Title: Orphans of the Sky Title Record # 17694
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1963-12-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Future History
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: This novel was first published in "Astounding Science Fiction" in 1941 as two separate novelettes: "Universe" and its sequel "Common Sense". "Universe" was reprinted by itself in book form in 1951. The two were combined to form "Orphans of the Sky" in 1963.
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1959 German Die lange Reise
1967 Dutch Verdwaald Tussen Sterren
1967 German Die lange Reise
1969 French Les orphelins du ciel
1975 German Die lange Reise
1977 Italian Universo
1980 Dutch Verdwaald Tussen Sterren
1995 Italian Orfani del cielo
Year Language Title
1965 Italian Universo (Complete Novel)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Die lange Reise 1959-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Pabel (Utopia Grossband #90) #UGB090 DM 1.00 93 digest novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1963-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Gollancz   13/6 160 hc novel  
Orphans of the Sky 1964-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #85 6/- 160 hc novel John Griffiths  
Orphans of the Sky 1964-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein G. P. Putnam's Sons / SFBC   $1.20 187 hc novel Irv Docktor Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1964-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Putnam   $3.50 187 hc novel Irv Docktor Checkmark
Urania #378 1965-04-04 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #378 200 Lit 159 digest mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1965-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #D2618 $0.50 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1965-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada #D2618 C$0.50 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1965-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Mayflower-Dell #6705 2/6 111 pb novel Checkmark
Verdwaald Tussen Sterren 1967-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Meulenhoff (M=SF #1) #1 2.90 160 pb novel Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Die lange Reise 1967-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3101) #3101 DM 2.40 159 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1967-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #P3344 $0.60 128 pb novel Sidney Kramer Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1967-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada #P3344 C$0.60 128 pb novel Sidney Kramer Checkmark
Histoire du Futur: Tome 2 1969-01-18 Robert A. Heinlein OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #16)     ii+
515
hc omni Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1969-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Mayflower #11580X 4/- 111 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1969-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #P3344 $0.60 128 pb novel Sidney Kramer Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1970-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada #P3344 C$0.60 128 pb novel Gene Szafran Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1970-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01908-X C$0.75 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1971-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Gollancz 0-575-00160-7   160 hc novel  
Supernova! 1974-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, J. G. Ballard Meulenhoff (M=SF #68) 90-290-0087-2   468 tp omni  
Supernova! 1974-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, J. G. Ballard Meulenhoff (M=SF #68) 90-290-0087-2   468 tp omni Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1975-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Panther 0-586-04204-0 0.40 111 pb novel Peter Jones Checkmark
Die lange Reise 1975-06-03 Robert A. Heinlein Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #262) #TTB262 DM 2.80 143 pb novel Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1977-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Panther 0-586-04204-0 0.50 143 pb novel Peter Jones Checkmark
Universo 1977-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #1) #14162 1,000 Lit 172 pb novel Karel Thole  
Orphans of the Sky 1977-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Panther 0-586-04204-0 1.50 111 pb novel Peter Jones Checkmark
Verdwaald Tussen Sterren 1980-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Meulenhoff (Meesters van de Science Fiction #1) 90-290-1104-1   151 hc novel Chris Foss Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1980-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-04867-5 $2.25 128 pb novel Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Les orphelins du ciel 1981-02-16 Robert A. Heinlein Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5101) 2-266-00984-2   155 pb novel W. Siudmak Checkmark
Verdwaald Tussen Sterren 1981-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Meulenhoff (Meesters van de Science Fiction #1) 90-290-1104-1   151 hc novel Chris Foss Checkmark
Verdwaald Tussen Sterren 1984-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Meulenhoff (M=SF #1) 90-290-1683-3   151 pb novel Tim White  
Orphans of the Sky 1985-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-08225-3 $2.75 128 pb novel Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1987-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-586-04204-0 2.50 143 pb novel  
Orphans of the Sky 1987-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-63913-5 $2.95 128 pb novel Carl Lundgren  
Verdwaald Tussen Sterren 1987-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Meulenhoff (M=SF #1) 90-290-4221-4   151 pb novel Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 1989-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-63913-5 $3.50 150 pb novel  
Orfani del cielo 1995-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Sellerio Editore 88-389-1185-1 18,000 Lit 168 pb novel Vincent van Gogh  
Orphans of the Sky 2001-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Stealth Press 1-58881-007-0 $21.95 153 hc novel  
Orphans of the Sky 2001-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07237-7 9.99 187 tp novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky 2001-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-31845-4 $6.99 209 pb novel Patrick Turner Checkmark
Universo 2004-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #13) #13 4.90 176 pb novel Jacopo Bruno  
Universo 2006-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #484) 88-04-55549-1 8.40 176 pb novel Jacopo Bruno  
Orphans of the Sky 2011-01-24 Robert A. Heinlein Spectrum Literary Agency   $4.99   ebook novel  
The Man Who Sold the Moon / Orphans of the Sky 2013-08-20 Robert A. Heinlein Baen   $6.99   ebook omni Bob Eggleton  
The Man Who Sold the Moon / Orphans of the Sky 2013-09-03 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 978-1-4516-3922-3 $13.00 384 tp omni Bob Eggleton  
The Man Who Sold the Moon / Orphans of the Sky 2014-11-25 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 978-1-4767-3705-8 $7.99 525 pb omni Bob Eggleton  
Orphans of the Sky 2014-12-22 Robert A. Heinlein Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11320-6 2.99   ebook novel  
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01908-X $0.75 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion #N2823 $0.95 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03217-5 $1.25 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03786-X $1.50 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-63913-5 $2.95 128 pb novel Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion #N2823 $0.95 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03217-5 $1.25 128 pb novel Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #P3344 $0.60 128 pb novel Gene Szafran Checkmark
Orphans of the Sky date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-04410-6 $1.75 128 pb novel Checkmark
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