The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years by Don Wilcox:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"Thirty generations would live and die before the Flashaway reached its destination. Could the one man who was to live on keep them to their purpose?"


('The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years' by Don Wilcox)

A humorous description of the first "generation ship" in science fiction. Sixteen couples each produce 2 children every 33 years in an orderly progression into the future. However, things did not go according to plan. Read this story online at amazingstoriesmag. Select an invention:

Merry-Go-Round Life Suspension (Refrigerator Plant)
A device that offered cold sleep.

Trumpaphone
A loud, brassy instrument.

 

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