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Photograph of Earth from Space
An aerial photograph from outside the atmosphere.
(From The Prince of Space [1931] by Jack Williamson)
Eccentric Projection
Remote manipulation of a body not your own.
(From The Girl Who Was Plugged In [1974] by James Tiptree, Jr.)
Motor Torpedo
A terrestrial torpedo, driven by ion beams.
(From The Prince of Space [1931] by Jack Williamson)
Placental Decanters
Perfect human bodies with control implants for remote use.
(From The Girl Who Was Plugged In [1974] by James Tiptree, Jr.)
Automatized Factory
A factory consisting of machines with imposed human abilities.
(From The Tunnel Under The World [1955] by Frederik Pohl)
Human Habit Pattern Machines
Imposing human habits onto machines.
(From The Tunnel Under The World [1955] by Frederik Pohl)
Alien Life Form
Living organisms of non-Earth origin.
(From The Hothouse Planet [1937] by Arthur K. Barnes)
Vehicle Seeds
A matrix of materials and instructions that allow vehicles to grow themselves when placed in an environment of plentiful materials.
(From Killing Titan [2015] by Greg Bear)
Life-Ship
An emergency escape or survival craft.
(From The Invisible World [1940] by Ed Earl Repp)
Space Tramp
An old, slow spacecraft.
(From The Invisible World [1940] by Ed Earl Repp)
Gravitational Disks
Maintain your footing on those low-gravity celestial bodies.
(From Revolt on Io [1940] by Jack West)
Trumpaphone
A loud, brassy instrument.
(From The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years [1940] by Don Wilcox)
Multi-Generation Space Voyage (Generation Ship)
A space ship and voyage intended to last across multiple human generations.
(From The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years [1940] by Don Wilcox)
Atomic Automatic
Fires a special, rocket-like bullet.
(From Revolt on Io [1940] by Jack West)
Ship's Magnetic Plates (Magnetic Mooring)
Keeps a mining ship attached to the surface of an asteroid.
(From Asteroid of Gold [1932] by Clifford Simak)
Asteroid Mining (Blasting)
Setting charges on an asteroid.
(From Asteroid of Gold [1932] by Clifford Simak)
Centipede
Perfect craft for crawling through slushy, frozen lakes - on Titan.
(From Killing Titan [2015] by Greg Bear)
Merry-Go-Round Life Suspension (Refrigerator Plant)
A device that offered cold sleep.
(From The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years [1940] by Don Wilcox)
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