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"We are all repositories for genetically-encoded information that we're all spreading back and forth amongst each other, all the time. We're just lousy with information."
- Neal Stephenson

Spaceboat  
  Runabout for outer space.  

First use of this term, as far as I know.

Tomorrow he would start work on a real, practical projector; maybe he would even do a little planning for the spaceboat — wonderful thought, that — • an inspiration for many other thrilling thoughts of adventures in the void which was still untouched by men. But tonight Sandhurst didn’t care to bother about such things. He wanted to take it easy now and snooze!
Technovelgy from Waves of Compulsion, by Raymond Z. Gallun.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1932
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