His Head in the Clouds by Robert Silverberg

"His Head in the Clouds"

by Robert Silverberg

writing as Calvin M. Knox*

Form: Short story

Year: 1957

ID: 441

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Being a spaceship captain is the most exciting job there is, but the qualifications are almost unattainable, and most men can only dream of aiming a sleek ship at the sky. For 14-year-old Peter Michael Willer, dreaming is not enough, so he studies every book on the subject until he knows them inside-out, and devises a plan to make sure he will achieve his goal. The problem is, it's not exactly legal...

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