towards space; away from the local planet
1872 Scribner's Monthly Mar. 624/2
If their voices do, perforce, go up, will they be lost in the clatter of machinery, or whirled spaceward by aërial propellers?
in Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. (title)
At 11:67 [sic] the Star of Space lifted from her cradle, hovered and then slowly rose spacewards, doomed.
Plague in Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 8/1
Most of the passengers, accustomed to climbing spacewards with no visible means of support, reacted with considerable shock.
2061: Odyssey Three 155
Research HistoryAlso 'spaceward'.
Enoch Forrester submitted a 1939 cite from Malcolm Jameson's "A Question of Salvage".
Mike Christie submitted a 1949 cite from René Lafayette's "Plague".
Enoch Forrester submitted a cite from a reprint of Clifford Simak's "Time and Again"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1950 first magazine appearance.
Enoch Forrester located a cite in Frank Herbert's "Dune Messiah"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1969 first magazine appearance.
Jeff Prucher submitted a 1956 cite from Jerry Sohl's "The Mars Monopoly".
Douglas Winston submitted a 1972 cite from Alan Dean Foster's "The Tar-Aiym Krang".
Douglas Winston submitted a 1977 cite from Colin Kapp's "The Chaos Weapon".
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1937 factual article in Thrilling Wonder Stories, 'Spaceward' by P.E. Cleator
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1964 reprint of Clifford Simak's "The Cosmic Engineers" which MIke Christie verified in its 1939 first publication. -- from the adj. entry: Also 'spaceward'.
Mike Christie submitted a 1941 cite from Clifford Simak's "Masquerade".
Mike Christie submitted a 1942 cite from Will Stewart's "Minus Sign".
Douglas Winston submitted a 1998 cite from Diane Duane's "Starrise at Corrivale".
Ralf Brown located, and Douglas Winston and Lawrence Watt-Evans independently submitted, a cite from a reprint of Robert Silverberg's "Tower of Glass"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1970 first magazine appearance.
Jeff Prucher submitted a cite from a 2000 reprint of Ann McCaffrey & Mercedes Lackey's 1992 "The Ship wWho Searched".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1962 cite from J.G.Ballard's "Thirteen to Centaurus".
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