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Igloo-Shaped Space Shelter
Easy to set up on airless asteroids.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Dirigible Space Armor (Working Space Suits)
Heavy-duty space suits for mining work on asteroids.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Fire Storm
When clouds of antimatter dust encountered ordinary matter spaceships.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Asterite
A person who was born and lived amongst the asteroids.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Photophone
A line-of-sight communications device using light beams.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Paragravity
Artificial gravity.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Pilot-Robot
The piloting gear of a space tug.
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Antimatter
Contraterrene Matter (Seetee)
(From Collision Orbit [1941] by Jack Williamson)
Plastiskin
Artificial human skin to cover prosthetics.
(From We All Died At Breakaway Station [1969] by Richard Meredith)
Wrist Search Display
A wearable device that uses its own search beam to view scenes close by.
(From A Matter of Size [1934] by Harry Bates)
Solar Engine
A space ship that gets it motive power from the rays of the sun.
(From A Matter of Size [1934] by Harry Bates)
Artificial Telepathy
Using technology to determine thoughts, and then translate it to speech that could be shared electronically.
(From We All Died At Breakaway Station [1969] by Richard Meredith)
Automatic Navigator
Device steers your spaceship to its destination without additional effort from you.
(From A Matter of Size [1934] by Harry Bates)
Jump Point
A specific location in space where an interstellar jump can be accomplished.
(From Bill for Delivery [1964] by Christopher Anvil)
Space Force
That branch of the military with a presence outside the atmosphere.
(From Hindsight [1940] by Jack Williamson)
Home Planet
Usually the birthplace of your species or simply your planet of origin.
(From Last and First Men [1930] by Olaf Stapledon)
Single Vehicle Tunnel
A small diameter tunnel that accepts a single vehicle to a single destination.
(From Foundation [1951] by Isaac Asimov)
Bot
The first use of this contraction for "robot".
(From We All Died At Breakaway Station [1969] by Richard Meredith)
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