a luxurious spaceship for personal use
They moved on to the next ship, a private space-yacht, small in size, but luxurious in fittings.
Three ships. One must have been fifty feet long and fifteen in diameter. It was a yacht, a space yacht, probably.
He has commanded his own space yacht; he knows more about the mathematical end of the work than our whole staff put together; and that is no reflection on our staff. He knows the hardships connected with space flying, and believes that it is exactly what he needs.
Brarnend of Zorda has a private space yacht; he'll get us to Venus.
It was just the amount of audience I wanted, enough to tie it down solid that ‘Mr. Bonforte’ had arrived by official car and had left for his space yacht.
I'm not picky, myself. I wish only a very small space yacht—KK drive equipped, of course—with a platinum head.
All this takes place in a slightly mad galaxy of space yachts and matter transmission.
Sixty years ago, the luxury space yacht Polaris embarked on a journey…. The ship was found, but the pilot and passengers had disappeared.
Edmond Hamilton, "The Sargasso of Space"
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