"I believe in limited government, and the 20th century has been the century of government. The data is uniform. The government has failed at every single task it has set out to do, with the exception of waging war."
Leave it to Pohl and Kornbluth to think about space flight when it is so common, it is discounted - and has an unpleasant economy class.
Compare to the space-liner from Jack Williamson's 1931 novel Twelve Hours To Live.
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