Waldo by Robert Heinlein:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
Still a readable tale; this novella by Heinlein is available in various collected works. Worth reading for the remarkable science (see how people should be working in space) and for the fully realized characters.
A two-seater craft capable of spaceflight; it used radiant power to achieve orbit.
Clothing worn by ordinary citizens to reduce the risk of radiation exposure.
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