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"I went [to the top of] Vehicle Assembly Building and looked down, and tears burst from my eyes. The size of this cathedral where the Rockets take off to go to the moon is so amazing."
- Ray Bradbury

Space-Burned  
  Analogous to sun-burned.  

As far as I know, the first use of this term.

Jim Drake surged to his feet; an awkward, aged giant - but eager now, his deep-sunken eyes electric with new-kindled hope. He swept up his papers, with space-burned hands too big for paper work, and locked them in the rusty safe that he and Rob McGee had bought before the war.
From Collision Orbit, by Jack Williamson.
Published by Astounding in 1941
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Compare to space-tanned from Murder in the Void (1938) by Edmond Hamilton.

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