The Professor next placed the transparent head gear over my head and secured it with attachments to my vacuum suit.
They were wearing vacuum suits and were very short and stocky, giving the impression of enormous strength.
As Loring held the steel vessel close to the stranger, DuQuesne donned avacuum suit and stepped into the airlock.
As Loring held the steel vessel close to the stranger, DuQuesne donned a vacuum suit and stepped into the airlock.
He removed the helmet, set it carelessly on the desk-top, and, turning, began to unzip his vacuum suit.
‘But this gentleman in the rather crude vacuum suit wished to inquire about them.’ He turned to the metallic bulk, which exchanged a series of whistles with him. The alien turned and lumbered away.
I passed an Exploratory Station and took a minute to go in and grab a vacuum suit. Carrying it, I headed for a gate in the great dome that covered the city.
His vacuum suit went slack about him.
There was a warning-bell in the shack, and when a rocketship from Lunar City got above the horizon and could send a tight beam, the gong clanged loudly, and Pop got into a vacuum-suit and went out the air lock.
Polar wandered back toward the star-filled projection tank beside Adiyn’s long desk, his black mood enveloping him like a vacuum suit.
Although it was the most over-publicised object in the globe, he paused before the heroic bronze which depicted a man clad in a vacuum suit of a design which had been in service two centuries earlier.
Daniel had vanished toward the bridge while Adele with the help of two sailors was still getting out of her vacuum suit.
One of the Navy’s main construction docks dominated the scene, and Mugabi could just make out the bright, color-coded vacuum suits of the yard workers as they hovered about the mile-long hull of what would have been a new battlecruiser.
E. E. Smith, "Skylark Three"
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