Exiles of the Moon by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat):
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
A special compound used to seal punctures in space craft.
Mechanized production of food by entirely artificial means.
A person who does not fly, especially into space.
An accurate representation of running on the moon.
Pneumatic Tube Station
Passengers are sealed into a narrow cylinder that is shot through a pressurized tube to their destination.
A handheld device that permits a spaceman to manuever in zero gravity.
A rocket designed for point-to-point Earth journeys; it goes well into the stratosphere.
A sidewalk that is fixed permanently in one location; not a sliding walkway.
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