a spacecraft; esp. a manned one under the control of its crew
The Apergy once mastered, it was comparatively easy to anticipate and improve upon the ideas of a trifler like Jules Verne, and build a space-ship.
‘What sort of space-ship do you propose to have?’ asked the vice-president.
Since the space ship, with exhausts cut off, was circling freely in space…the proximity of the moon was no hindrance to leaving the ship.
A long, flexible tube between the ships permitted them to go from the passenger liner to the space ship without space suits.
All he ever remembered of his first meal in the space-ship was the tyranny of heat and light.
Would it be that for the first time in human history a—spaceship had reached the Earth?
Obviously, whatever the ancients had known about spaceship construction, very little of that knowledge was usable.
April and his crew, unlike our limited astronauts of today, are in charge of their own destiny, must find their own answers to the jeopardies they meet on far-off worlds. The perfected spaceship concept allows us to move efficiently from story to story, freeing the audience from tiresome details of technology and hardware. Our aim is drama and adventure.
Managing a spaceship crew takes a special sort of psychology.
She was wearing the Defense armband, a sight almost as rare as a spaceship.
That cinder cone’s a spaceship, or a spaceship is buried underneath.
The first story…has the most complete description of a biological life support system for a spaceship that I’ve ever run into in science fiction.
I like that you’re faced with an interstellar spaceship and decide that what it really needs is fewer typos.
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