The Brick Moon by Edward Everett Hale:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

A brick sphere 200 feet in diameter is launched into orbit - with people inside (an accident). The story is the first fictional description of a space station.


('The Brick Moon' by Edward Everett Hale)

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Brick Moon - first space station
An artificial satellite or space station with living quarters for passengers.

Flywheel Launcher
Gigantic flywheels that build up enough power to launch a spacecraft - hurl it into the heavens!

 

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