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"A science fiction story is a story built around human beings, with a human problem and a human solution, which would not have happened at all without its scientific content."
- Theodore Sturgeon

Globular Glass Helmet  
  A bowl-shaped space helmet.  

Timothy carried the tank to the main room and pushed it down on its clamps that held it to the back of the suit. Then he screwed in the air line. Holding the suit aloft, he slipped his frail body into it from the top. Then he pushed the ingenious air-tight flanges together and tucked the padding carefully about his neck. Hardly able to control his agitation, he fitted the globular glass helmet onto his neckpiece and sealed the flanges. Then he screwed in the oxygen pipe which came under his armpit from the back. The pipe leading to the carbon dioxide absorber was the last connection. Just below the neck was the valve. He opened it slowly to let in the oxygen and closed the valve connected to the open air.
From Murder on the Asteroid, by Eando Binder.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1933
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Compare to space helmet from The Disc-Men of Jupiter (1931) by Manly Wade Wellman, the space-helmet from The Sargasso of Space (1931) by Edmond Hamilton and the transparent dome helmet from The Man from the Atom (1926) by G. Peyton Wertenbaker.

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