The Sargasso of Space by Edmond Hamilton:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Crackling space yarn describes how a freighter drifts into a dead area of space and encounters other refugees who try to steal the fuel that will carry them to safety. Features a "space-combat" battle in which men in space-suits fight each other in the vacuum of space. Read it on Gutenberg.

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Gravograph
A graphical representation of gravitational fields.

Sargasso of Space
A "dead area" in which the gravitational fields of the planets are cancelled out.

Space-Helmet
A 'fishbowl-style' head covering for space explorers.

Spaceyacht
Interplanetary spacecraft for the well-to-do.

Suit-Phone
A means of wireless communication between individuals dressed in space suits.

Wreck-Pack
An agglomeration of wrecked spacecraft drawn together by mutual gravitational attraction in the 'dead area' of the solar system.

 

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