Detailed Retro Voting Results

Best Novel — Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Best Novella — "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish

Best Novelette — "Earthman, Come Home" by James Blish

Best Short Story — "The Nine Billion Names of God" by Arthur C. Clarke

Best Related Book — Conquest of the Moon by Wernher von Braun, Fred L. Whipple & Willy Ley

Best Professional Editor — John W. Campbell, Jr.

Best Professional Artist — Chesley Bonestell

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form — The War of the Worlds

Best Fanzine — Slant, Walter Willis, editor; James White, art editor

Best Fan Writer — Bob Tucker

Retro Hugos at Home

James Bacon, the TAFF delegate to Noreascon Four, delivered James White's Retro Hugo to Peggy White in Belfast on Sunday, September 19, 2004.

 Peggy White with Retro Hugo Peggy White with James Bacon

Peggy White with James White's Retro Hugo for Slant
(with photo of James White on the bookcase)

James Bacon and Peggy White with the Retro Hugo

And on October 19, 2004, the Retro Hugo awarded to Wernher von Braun, Fred L. Whipple & Willy Ley for Conquest of the Moon was added to an exhibit at the US Space & Rocket Center that focuses on the influence of science fiction on the early Rocketeers—von Braun, Goddard, etc.

Placing von Braun's Retro Hugo on exhibit.

Noreascon Four's Site Selection Administrator and Liaison to NASA for Exhibits, Pat Malloy, places the 1953 Retro Hugo for Conquest of the Moon in the exhibit at the US Space & Rocket Center.