Lee Hawkins Garby
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||1928 The Skylark of Space in Amazing Stories Sept. 550/1
We found air and Earth-like conditions here; we probably will elsewhere.
||1928 Skylark of Space in Amazing Stories Sept. 545/1
They made a reading on an object-compass focused upon the Earth. Seaton’s face lengthened as seconds passed. When it had come to rest, both men calculated the distance. “What d'you make it, Mart? I'm afraid to tell you my result.” “Forty-six point twenty-seven light-centuries,” replied Crane, calmly.
|space cruiser n.
||1928 Skylark of Space in Amazing Stories Aug. 414/2
‘She flies, dearest, like a ray of light for speed and like a bit of thistle-down for lightness. We’ve been around the moon!’… Both investors were moved more than they could have told by their achievement, by the complete success of the great space-cruiser upon which they had labored for months with all the power of their marvelous intellects.
||1928 Skylark of Space in Amazing Stories Sept. 538/2
They calculated their own speed, and that of the other vessel, as shown by the various readings taken, and applied just enough negative acceleration to slow the Skylark down to the speed of the other space-car when they should come up with it.