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"I went back to science fiction to try a few experiments …and my first experiment was a disaster…"
- Alfred Bester

Space Helmet  
  Headgear for space explorers.  

Very early use of this expression.

He took the glass-fronted space helmet and adjusted it on Thiana's head.
From The Disc-Men of Jupiter, by Manly Wade Wellman.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1931
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