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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
star drive (n.) antedating 1948 P. Anderson 'Genius' a spaceship drive capable of interstellar travel
starfarer (n.) antedating 1961 R.A. Lafferty, "The Weirdest World" an interstellar traveler
starfaring (n.) any evidence 1973 J. Vance 'Trullion: Alastor 2262' interstellar traveling
starfaring (adj.) antedating 1960 pertaining to interstellar travel
starfleet (n.) antedating 1939 Lester del Rey, "The Luck of Ignatz" a fleet of starships
stargate (n.) antedating 1958 A. Norton 'Star Gate' a location or device in space by passage through which instantaneous travel over interstellar distances is achieved
star lanes (n.) antedating July 1943 Astounding Science Fiction
star-ship (n.) antedating 1926 Raymond Quiex, "The War in Space" a spaceship capable of interstellar travel
star system (n.) antedating 1914 J. R. Kippax 'The Call of the Stars' =solar system
stasis field (n.) antedating 1942 R. Heinlein 'Beyond This Horizon' a device which halts all change or activity in a given volume; also, the volume under such stasis
stun-gun (n.) antedating 1946 M. Champion 'The Unforeseen' a gun that fires shot which stuns without causing serious injury
stunner (n.) antedating 1941 C. M. Kornbluth 'Fire-Power' a gun that fires shot which stuns without causing serious injury
sub-ether (n.) antedating 1930 Edward E. Smith, 'Skylark Three' the medium through which faster-than-light signals propagate
subetheric (n.) any evidence 1974 Isaac Asimov, 'The Last Question'
subetheric (adj.) antedating 1940 Robert A. Heinlein
subetherics (n.) any evidence 1948 George O. Smith, "The Trans-Galactic Twins"
sublight (n.) antedating 1976 J. Chalker 'A Jungle of Stars' speeds below light-speed
sublight (adj.) antedating 1950 J. D. MacDonald 'Shadow on the Sand' below the speed of light
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