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slidewalk (n.) antedating 1944 Fritz Leiber, 'Sanity' =moving pavement
slideway (n.) antedating 1942 R. Heinlein 'Beyond This Horizon' =moving pavement
solar sail (n.) antedating 1960 Aeroplane XCIX a surface designed to utilize the pressure of solar radiation to provide the propulsive force for a spacecraft to which it is attached
solar sailing (n.) antedating 1960 Aeroplane XCIX propelling a spaceship via a solar sail
solar system (n.) antedating 1887 M. Corelli 'A Romance of Two Worlds' a system of one or more stars, possibly with accompanying planets
sol-type (adj.) any evidence 1943 A.E. van Vogt, 'M33 in Andromeda' of the same class of star as Sol
somewhen (n.) antedating 1941 R. Heinlein 'Elsewhen' with regard to time travel, at an unknown time
sophont (n.) antedating 1967 P. Anderson 'The Trouble Twisters' an intelligent being, including humans as well as intelligent aliens
space (v.) antedating 1952 R. Heinlein 'The Rolling Stones' to put someone out into space without a spacesuit as a method of execution
space (v.) any evidence 1947 B. I. Kahn 'Command' to go out into space
space alien (n.) antedating 1954 J. J. Ferrat 'Reel Life Films' =alien
space ark (n.) antedating 1948 N. Wilkinson 'Decision Illogical' a large ship designed to move or rescue large numbers of people, often with large ecosystems and many animals and plants on board
space armor (n.) antedating 1932 Raymond Z. Gallun, The Revolt of the Star Men = a space suit
space-based (adj.) antedating 1957 'John Christopher', Occupational Risk based in outer space
space biology (n.) antedating 1953 Hugo Gernsback, 'Science-Fiction Sematics' the study of biology in outer space
spaceboat (n.) antedating 1932 Raymond Z. Gallun, Revolt of the Star Men = spaceship
space-borne (adj.) antedating 1950 J. D. MacDonald 'Shadow on the Sand' carried through space; also, carried out in space or by means of instruments in space
space-bound (adj.) antedating 1960 in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact restricted to space; also, headed for space
space-burned (adj.) antedating 1946 Richard S. Shaver, "Earth Slaves to Space" tanned to the point of burning from being in space
space bus (n.) antedating 1961 in New Scientist 27 July a spacecraft designed to ferry people and freight short distances
space cadet (n.) antedating 1948 R. Heinlein 'Space Cadet' a trainee spaceman
space capsule (n.) antedating 1954 E. R. James 'Space Capsule' a small spacecraft containing the instruments or crew relating to the purpose of a space flight
space colony (n.) antedating 1932 P. Schuyler Miller, letter a large group of people imagined as living and working in a space station or on another planet
space-conquest (n.) antedating 1942 'Martin Pearson', "The Embassy" the conquest of territory in outer space, in other solar systems or on other planets
spacecraft (n.) antedating 1929 New York Times any vehicle designed to travel in space
space-crew (n.) antedating 1939 Lester del Rey, 'The Luck of Ignatz" the crew of a spacecraft
space-dock (n.) antedating 1938 Raymond Z. Gallun, 'Hotel Cosmos' a dock for space ships
space drive (n.) antedating 1932 John W. Campbell, Jr; 'The Electronic Siege' a mechanism for propelling a spaceship
space elevator (n.) antedating 1975 A. C. Clarke 'Future Space Programs' =orbital tower
space exploration (n.) antedating 1949 'Rene LaFayette' 'Forbidden Voyage' the exploration of space
space explorer (n.) antedating 1936 Astounding Stories an explorer of space
spacefarer (n.) antedating 1941 in Thrilling Wonder Stories one who travels in space
spacefaring (n.) antedating 1942 N. Bond 'The Ballad of Venus Nell' traveling in space
spacefaring (adj.) antedating 1952 A. B. Chandler 'Frontier of the Dark' traveling in space
space fleet (n.) antedating 1934 E.E. Smith, "The Skylark of Valeron" a fleet of spaceships
space flight (n.) antedating 1931 in Wonder Stories January a journey or travel through space
space flyer (n.) antedating 1911 in Mod. Electrics November a spacecraft
space flyer (n.) antedating 1931 in Wonder Stories Feb. a space traveler
space freighter (n.) antedating 1932 Edwin K. Sloat, 'The Space Rover' A spaceship primarily used for transporting cargo.
space-going (adj.) antedating 1944 'Sgt. Gerald Vance', "Double Cross on Mars" space-travelling
space gun (n.) antedating 1932 Ray Cummings, 'Wandl the Invader' a large gun which projects a spacecraft into space, or a hand-held gun whose recoil is used by an astronaut or spaceman to propel himself
space habitat (n.) antedating 1977 a structure in space which has the conditions necessary for humans to liveM
spacehand (n.) antedating 1938 Manly Wade Wellman, 'Men Against the Stars' someone who works or has experience working in space
space helmet (n.) antedating 1931 M. W. Wellman 'The Disc-men of Jupiter' a helmet worn in space to protect the head and provide air
spacehound (n.) antedating 1940 Nelson S. Bond, 'Shall Stay These Couriers . . .'
space journey (n.) antedating 1901 H. G. Wells 'First Men in Moon' a journey in space
space junk (n.) antedating 1960 in New York Times 30 Dec man-made debris floating in space
space lanes (n.) antedating 1932 Neil R. Jones, Spacewrecked on Venus established routes through space
spaceline (n.) antedating 1930 John W. Campbell, Jr., 'The Black Star Passes' a fleet of spaceships that travel regular routes between planets or solar systems
space liner (n.) antedating 1931 Jack Williamson, 'Twelve Hours to Live!' a large space ship which regularly carries passengers
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