The Beat Cluster by Fritz Leiber:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
"They lived in spaceborne bubbles and feared the Earth - but not as much as old Earth feared them!"
('The Beat Cluster' by Fritz Leiber)
Algae that produces essential oxygen as a byproduct.
Filtration system to remove dust and other particulates from the atmosphere in space stations.
Transparent and flexible material, even against hard vacuum in space.
A colorful fabric with a silvered backing used to shield the interior of a living-globe from excessive sunlight.
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