Robert Abernathy

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light-day n. 1949 R. Abernathy Giants Return in Planet Stories Fall 45/2 One light-day out from Procyon, the thirty-third day by shipโ€™s time since leaving Earth.
Martian n. 2 1947 R. Abernathy Failure on Titan in Planet Stories Winter 63/1 It was a minute before she could command her voice; then she told Paul Gedner what he was, in terms that Leo Chaikoski would never have thought of, in English, Spanish, and Martian.
overdrive n. [1944 R. Abernathy Saboteur of Space in Planet Stories Spring 59/2 When the doctor had escaped gratefully from the Shahrazadโ€™s topsy-turvy gravity, Mury gave power to the overdrive, sent the ship swinging back into a course for the point of intersection with the flight of the power projectile.]
teleport n. 1 1945 R. Abernathy Canal Builders in Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 44/1 When we use the teleport, we travel through a sort of interspace between Earth and Mars, in which the distance is insignificantโ€”infinitesimal, so that for practical purposes we have the planets superimposed.
vacuum suit n. 1947 R. Abernathy Failure on Titan in Planet Stories Winter 61/1 He removed the helmet, set it carelessly on the desk-top, and, turning, began to unzip his vacuum suit.
vacuum-suited adj. 1947 R. Abernathy Failure on Titan in Planet Stories Winter 57/2 Two vacuum-suited silhouettes appeared in the lighted airlock and began to clamber down, the first with a self-possessed poise, the other showing signs of a jerky impatience.