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"At its best, SF is the medium in which our miserable certainty that tomorrow will be different from today in ways we can't predict, can be transmuted to a sense of excitement and anticipation, occasionally evolving into awe."
- John Brunner

Space Travel  
  Human movement through outer space.  

This is probably the first instance of this phrase.

Noting that you have already made a successful trip to Venus, and not having ourselves as yet conquered the problems of space travel, we invite you to visit us on Neptune.
From A Baby on Neptune, by Clare Winger Harris (w/MJ Breuer).
Published by Amazing Stories in 1929
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