A Question of Salvage by Malcolm Jameson:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

'He just couldn't think of life without the joy and lift that comes of plunging into space with the controls of a thousand thunders under the fingertips. What surface job offered the thrill of hand-jetting across ten miles of bucking emptiness to make fast a line to an inert wreck ?'


(From A Question of Salvage)

Select an invention:

Etheric Typhoon
The idea that space itself can have disturbances.

Extraecliptic Travel Lanes
Organized interplanetary travel using routes not confined to the ecliptic.

Gravitic
Relating to gravity.

Hand-Jetting
Making use of hand-held rockets or other reaction devices to move through space.

Spacedog
Experienced hands on space ships.

Telescribe
Creates a written record of distress signals and other reports.

 

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