Full record for space fiction n.

Definition science fiction set in space or on other worlds, or involving space travel
OED requirements antedating 1948
Earliest cite Walt Sheldon, 'Perfect Servant'
Comment Fred Galvin submitted a 1948 cite from Walt Sheldon's "Perfect Servant".
Last modified 6 July, 2008

Citations for space fiction n.

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1948 W. Sheldon Perfect Servant in Startling Stories July 116/1 In Vienna I make my reputation on musicals. So I come to Hollywood. So what do they give me? An epic. About the future, yet. The story they get from a magazine calledAtomic Space Fiction. I can't even understand it. It opens in a laboratory. How do I know if the laboratory Soumazowsky, my technical adviser, builds is authentic?