Satellite Five by John Barnes:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Interesting space yarn about explorers who range the solar system to bring back the most interesting beasts for Earth zoos. No problems - until they encounter an enormous lizard-like creature that breathes flaming acid!


('Satellite Five' by Arthur K. Barnes)

"The greatest woman explorer in the solar system embarks on her strangest quest - and makes the most hazardous journey in the history of rocketry!"

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Air-o-Stat
Provides life-giving air in spacecraft.

Automatic Commercial Deletion - no more commercials
Device automatically detects commercials and turns off the set for the duration.

Paralysis Ray - very early use
A special ray that produces paralysis.

Psychoprobe - head examined
Get to the truth.

Surface Car
A specialized vehicle for traveling on a planetary surface.

Visi-Screen - future display
A display device.

 

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