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"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is."
- Isaac Asimov

Spinner Ship  
  Pinwheel rockets created centrifugal forces like gravity.  

"The conspirators Gadarxtl and Kaxla, had taken me aboard a tiny spinner ship, in which they hoped to escape from Dione, fourth moon of Saturn, although the axial tunnel of the satellite was filled with Huer's rocket cruisers - I owed my life only to the fact that they wanted me as a hostage.


(Spinner Ship from 'Buck Rogers, 2432' by Nowlan and Calkins)


(Spinner Ship from 'Buck Rogers, 2432' by Nowlan and Calkins)

Technovelgy from Buck Rogers, 2430 AD, by Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins).
Published by Not Known in 1929
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Here's a humorous view of what happens when you spin the ship up for "gravity":


(Spinner Ship from 'Buck Rogers, 2432' by Nowlan and Calkins)

See Centrifugal Force Creates 'Artificial Gravity' from The Prince of Space (1931) by Jack Williamson.

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