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space lock (n.) antedating 1930 John W. Campbell, Jr., 'The Black Star Passes' =airlock
spaceman (n.) antedating 1931 Raymond Z. Gallun, Revolt of the Star Men one who travels in space or comes from another planet
spacemanship (n.) antedating 1934 E. E. Smith, 'Skylark of Valeron' skill or experience in piloting a spacecraft
space navigation (n.) antedating 1931 J. M. Walsh 'Vandals of Void' navigation in space
space navigator (n.) antedating 1930 G. Edwards 'A Rescue from Jupiter' one who navigates a spaceship
space patrol (n.) antedating 1931 Robert Baldwin. LETTER 'Heroes too Heroic?" a military or police force operating in space.
space patrolman (n.) antedating 1942 Wilbur S. Peacock, 'The Thing of Venus' a man who works for the space patrol
space pilot (n.) antedating 1932 John W. Campbell,Jr, 'Invaders From the Infinite' a pilot of a spaceship
space piracy (n.) antedating 1946 George O. Smith, 'The Impossible Pirate' piracy carried out against space vessels
space pirate (n.) antedating 1932 Edwin K. Sloat, 'The Space Rover'
space platform (n.) antedating 1958 =space station
spaceport (n.) antedating 1930 M. Breuer & J. Williamson 'The Birth of a New Republic' a base from which spacecraft are launched; (in fiction) a base at which spaceships take off and land
space probe (n.) antedating 1958 in The Listener 20 Nov an unmanned spacecraft for research or reconnaissance
spacer (n.) antedating 1940 =spaceman
spacer (n.) antedating 1941 'S.D. Gottesman', 'Dead Center' =spaceship
space relay (n.) antedating 1958 in The Listener 4 Dec a point in space such as a moon that can be used as an intermediate base on a journey
space rocket (n.) antedating 1928 in Discovery June a rocket designed to travel beyond the earth's atmosphere
space science (n.) antedating 1953 W. Bolton 'Looking Sideways' the study of outer space
space scientist (n.) antedating 1951 Los Angeles Times a scientist who studies outer space
spaceship (n.) antedating 1880 Pall Mall Gazette a spacecraft; esp. a manned one under the control of its crew
space shuttle (n.) antedating 1950 Norman Menasco, "Trigger Tide"
space sick (adj.) antedating 1929 H. Gernsback 'Ralph 124C41+' suffering from spacesickness
spacesickness (n.) antedating 1926 G. C. Wallis and B. Wallis 'The Star Shell' sickness caused by the effects of space flight
space station (n.) antedating 1929 W. Ley in C. Ryan 'Across Space Frontier' a large artificial satellite used as a base for operations in space
space suit (n.) antedating 1932 John W. Campbell, Jr. 'The Electronic Siege' also "space-suit"; a garment designed to protect the wearer against the conditions of space.
space-suited (adj.) antedating 1934 E.E. Smith, 'Triplanetary' wearing a space-suit
space tan (n.) antedating 1942 Will Stewart (Jack Williamson), 'Collision Orbit' A tan caused by being in space, exposed to the light of suns unfiltered by planetary atmospheres
space-tanned (adj.) antedating 1942 Cleve Cartmill, 'Some Day We'll Find You' Having a space tan
space taxi (n.) antedating 1952 W. Ley in C. Ryan 'Across Space Frontier' a spacecraft designed for short distance ferrying
space travel (n.) antedating 1929 Clare Winger Harris & Miles J. Breuer "A Baby on Neptune" travel through outer space
space traveller (n.) antedating 1928 Harold Scott, letter in Amazing Stories a traveler through outer space
space travelling (n.) antedating 1934 C. Lambert 'Music Ho!' travelling through outer space
space tug (n.) antedating 1942 E. F. Russell 'Describe A Circle' a spacecraft designed to move other vessels or tug heavy freight
space vehicle (n.) antedating 1930 M. J. Breuer 'The Fitzgerald Contraction' =spacecraft
space vessel (n.) antedating 1929 Clare Winger Harris and Miles J. Breuer, M.D., 'A Baby on Neptune' a spaceship
spacewards (adj.) antedating 1941 C. Simak 'Masquerade' towards space; away from the local planet
spacewards (adv.) antedating 1937 P.E. Cleator, 'Spaceward' towards space; away from the local planet
space warp (n.) antedating 1935 N. Schachner 'The Son of Redmask' an imaginary distortion of space-time that is conceived as enabling space travellers to make journeys that would otherwise be contrary to the known laws of nature
spaceway (n.) antedating 1933 C. L. Moore 'Shambleau' an established route through space
spacewoman (n.) antedating 1939 Nelson S. Bond, "The Mercurian Menace" a female space traveler
spaceworthiness (n.) antedating 1934 E.E. Smith, 'Skylark of Valeron' the condition of being fit for space travel
spaceworthy (adj.) antedating 1931 E. E. Smith 'Spacehounds of IPC' fit for space travel
spacewreck (n.) any evidence 1943 Henry Kuttner, 'Soldiers of Space' the wreck of a spaceship
spacewreck (n.) antedating 1934 E.E. 'Doc' Smith, "Triplanetary"
spacewrecked (adj.) antedating 1932 Neil R. Jones, Spacewrecked on Venus wrecked in space
space yacht (n.) antedating 1934 'Don A. Stuart' (John W. Campbell), 'Twilight' A small spaceship for personal use.
spacing (n.) antedating 1972 D. Gerrold 'Starhunt' the action of spacing someone: e.g. 'the penalty is death by spacing'
spacing (n.) any evidence 1954 George O. Smith, 'Spacemen Lost' the trade of being a spaceman
spy-ray (n.) antedating 1934 E. E. Smith 'Triplanetary' a ray capable of penetrating walls etc. which permits the transmitter to see what is occurring at the target location
starbase (n.) antedating 1944 R. M. Williams 'Star Base X' a facility or location which is a strongpoint or station for interstellar military or commercial activity
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