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"We follow the scientists around and look over their shoulders. They're watching their feet: provable mistakes are bad for them. We're looking as far ahead as we can, and we don't get penalized for mistakes."
- Larry Niven

Space-Weather Men  
  Predictors of the 'weather' in space.  

As far as I know, the first use of this phrase.

Space-weather men had been placed at their disposal, had plotted their course to take advantage of weather. The four-hundred-inch scope on Rainer had been used for three months previous to the strat (sic) of the flight, radar-electronic recording devices had measured and calculated the exact path they had to take, had looked far enough into the future for them so that they knew just what to expect.
Technovelgy from Revenge of the Robots, by Lawrence Chandler.
Published by Fantastic Adventures in 1952
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Don't miss the description of a space weather map from The Storm by AE van Vogt, published in Astounding Science Fiction in 1943.

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