On The Martian Way by Harry Gore Bishop:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Enjoyable story about a spaceship skipper who redeems himself with self-sacrifice. Some readers might be reminded of Heinlein's 1947 short story Green Hills of Earth.

The story was first published in The Broadway Magazine. This story is notable to science fiction fans for being one of the earliest to feature an imagined future society in which space travel is commonplace. It was reprinted in Amazing Stories (February, 1927) and in Star Magazine (July, 1931). Select an invention:

Gravitation Screen
Shields a spacecraft from the gravity of a planetary body.

Interplanetary Radiograph Station
Network of communication in the solar system.

Neutral (Point)
The point at which the gravitational pull of the sun and that of a planet cancel each other out.

 

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