The Impossible Planet by Philip K. Dick:
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"It seemed like an ordinary request - the woman wanted to buy a ticket to Earth. And yet the Captain knew that no such world existed!"
('The Impossible Planet' by Philip K. Dick)
Of ships, older models that travel at speeds below that of light.
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