Video Segment |02:39

Video Segment |02:39

Highlights The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, a 1966 novel by science fiction author Robert Heinlein that envisions the moon as a prison-work colony. NOTE: This program contains content that may be disturbing to some viewers. Please preview before showing in class.

©2012 Science Channel| Grade(s) 9-12

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