that travels in space
It was plainly up to him to destroy the transport. It was too dangerous to leave it in the hands of the mutineers. With it, they could leave Mercury. It was the only space-going ship on the planet.
I shook myself and snapped out of it. I was dreaming myself into a case of the purple willies. If I couldn’t keep my head on my shoulders aboard this spacegoing padded cell, then who would? Who else could?
And bringing up the rear were the myriad upon myriad of supply ships, replacement carriers, machine-shop craft, and even space-going foundries.
Harry had been trained for all conceivable situations, including an encounter with other intelligent, space-going life.
The Vom now tried to attract the ships of another species, but space-going races were scarce in this section of the galaxy.
Finding no resistance at first, they established supply lines and built adamantine fortresses in every solar system that surrounded their home star. Along the way, the Gees began encountering other space-going races and, hesitantly at first, began forging mutual defense pacts. Eventually, more and more systems fell within their sphere of influence, and the process rapidly gained momentum.
That had given him a window of opportunity for a little shore leave, in a base-town that catered to some fairly heavy space-going traffic, and he had taken it.
The place was nothing but an enormous spacegoing safe house.
The old home world is bursting with people, every scrap of energy and greenery managed for human benefit, and it has long since put its spacegoing ambitions behind.
Clifford D. Simak, in Wonder Stories
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