navigation in space; = astrogation n.
The earliest experiments in space navigation failed to interest him, but when Peabody made his ill-fated attempt to circumnavigate the moon in his radion globe…Prof. Morteshang became intensely interested in the subject.
He knew that, with his scant knowledge of space navigation, he would never be able to find this mountain of precious metal again.
Rod Cantrell…had departed from Earth without authorization in the only vessel capable of space-navigation.
According to the Space Navigation Code, a body in orbit within twenty miles of any inhabited airless body constitutes a navigational hazard. Accordingly, I had it towed away.
We're competent. We know space navigation. We have trained astronomers aboard, and expert computer software.
We studied military strategies, combat maneuvers, enough space navigation to understand—and sometimes check upon—the navigators, weapons and weapon repair, chemistry and physics and mathematics, but no literature or art.
Edwin K. Sloat, in Amazing Stories
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