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Televisor
A viewing screen.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Alpha Insert
A special compound used to seal punctures in space craft.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Selective Electric Eye
A facial recognition device.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Food Factory
Mechanized production of food by entirely artificial means.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Rocket Liner
A rocket designed for point-to-point Earth journeys; it goes well into the stratosphere.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Pneumatic Tube Station
Passengers are sealed into a narrow cylinder that is shot through a pressurized tube to their destination.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Stationary Sidewalk
A sidewalk that is fixed permanently in one location; not a sliding walkway.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Communication Disk
A wearable device that told the time as updated from a central source.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Conveyor Ribbon
A moving sidewalk.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Teleradio Control (Hand Flash)
A device that can call a vehicle to a driver; it drives itself in a near-autonomous fashion to the caller.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Groundling
A person who does not fly, especially into space.
(From Exiles of the Moon [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Sensory Skinsuit
A form-fitting garment with sensory connections.
(From Dream Park [1981] by Larry Niven (w/S. Barnes))
Skinsuit
Wearable artificial, full-body skin.
(From Millenium [1983] by John Varley)
Self-Guided Rocket Bullets
A rifle made for airless environments shoots rocket bullets.
(From The Planet Strappers [1961] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
Hydroponics in Space
Growing plants for food without soil on a spacecraft.
(From The Planet Strappers [1961] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
Air Renewal
Re-oxygenating the air within the projectile spacecraft.
(From From the Earth to the Moon [1867] by Jules Verne)
Stellene
A tough, transparent material used to make domes or even spacecraft.
(From The Planet Strappers [1961] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
Chlorophane
Similar to chlorophyll but synthetic and far more efficient.
(From The Planet Strappers [1961] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
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