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Emergency Space-Boat
An escape ship.
(From Revolt of the Star Men [1932] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
Vortex Gun
A device that projects whirling fields of atomic instability.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Communicator
A small, pendant-shaped device that works to communicate over large distances.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Geofractor Shield
Protects the bearer against unwanted geofractor use.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Geofractor
Device provides instantaneous teleportation of selected objects over vast distances.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Manmade Black Hole
Using the power of a hole in the continuum.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Herculoy
A very strong alloy like steel.
(From The Howling Bounders [1949] by Jack Vance)
Ship Hull Thermobatteries
Solar activated and charged batteries built into the hull of a spacecraft.
(From The Ethical Equations [1945] by Murray Leinster)
Floating Spherical Pool
Control of gravity permits mid-air pools of water.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Robot Observatory
A fully automated astronomical observatory, placed on a planet (typically, one that does not support human life).
(From Space Rating [1939] by John Berryman)
Space-Post
A trading post in space.
(From Episode On Dhee Minor [1939] by Harry Walton)
Self-Igniter
A self-lighting cigarette.
(From The Howling Bounders [1949] by Jack Vance)
Orbiting Casino Advertising Sign
The mightiest billboard in the Solar System!
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
New Moon Casino Satellite
An enormous artificial moon, it was far easier to get to than the Old Moon.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Chart Cabinet
Used in astrogation, this device can see the positions of stars and planets over a thousand year period.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Spacecraft Invisibility Electronics
A means of rendering a spacecraft invisible to detection by electromagnetic means.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Hall of Euthanasia
A place for (mostly) voluntary suicide.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
Outbound Interplanetary Traffic
The rules of the spacelanes.
(From One Against The Legion [1939] by Jack Williamson)
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