The Man Who Sold The Moon by Robert Heinlein:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Published as a novella in 1950, this story describes a moon landing taking place in 1978 and the efforts of a singular man modeled on the robber barons of the 19th century to control the moon entirely.


('The Man Who Sold the Moon' by Robert Heinlein)

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Automatic Light Switch
A device that senses if an illuminated room is empty, and turns off the light.

Hybrid Mass Driver - moon bound
A device for launching space craft on the first stage of a journey to space.

 

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