Full record for space traveller n.

Definition a traveler through outer space
OED requirements antedating 1928
Earliest cite Harold Scott, letter in Amazing Stories
Comment Jeff Prucher submitted a 1929 cite from the letter column in Amazing Stories. Fred Galvin submitted a 1928 cite from the letter column in Amazing Stories. This latter cite was a comment by Harold Scott on a Gernsback serial, "Baron Münchhausen's Scientific Adventures"; we would like to see whether this serial (Feb-Jul 1928) contained the term.

Earliest cite in the OED: 1930.

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Citations for space traveller n.

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1929 Amazing Stories Aug. 473/1 letters column The path taken by space travellers in a vessel will nullify gravity
1929 Amazing Stories Aug. 478 letters column A space traveler would ultimately reach a zone of no weight or of practically none.