See first quotes from Hans Moravec
3 Quotations from Hans Moravec
|free fall n.
|| 1981 High Wire Act in Omni July 45
Those moments of free fall before the cable catches you for the real trip to space are nerve-racking.
|gravitied adj. 2
||1979 Today’s Computers, Intelligent Machines and Our Future in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact Feb. 77/2
A machine can be designed to live in free space and love it, drinking in unattenuated sunlight and tolerating hard radiation. And instead of expensive pressurized, gravitied, decorated human colonies, the machines could be put to work converting lunar material into orbiting automatic factories.
|skyhook n. 4
|| 1981 High Wire Act in O. Davis Omni Book of Space 74
We might erect a skyhook, a cable into space.