1942R. F. JonesStarting Point in Astounding Science-Fiction Feb. 75/2
The crazy kid, instead of curving up over the asteroid field, he’s smashing through the thick of them at nearly four gees. He’ll bust a gut even if he don’t hit another asteroid.
1957R. F. JonesGardener in Science Fiction Stories July 105/1
Could you give up watching the Earthshine from Mare Imbrium and exploring the ruins of the illfated [sic] Mars colony on the moon? Would you abandon those ancient vessels standing in the pumice of Mare Serenetatis in exchange for a backslap from Tom Marlow?
1961R. F. JonesMemory of Mars in Amazing Stories Dec. 33/1
The Martian Princess is a space liner perfectly capable of going to Mars. There’s no reason why such a huge ship should be used merely as a shuttle.