someone who travels to or explores other planets
The Planeteer in All-Story Weekly 9 Mar. (title)
1938 Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 74 (blurb)
Two roving planeteers confront the invisible imps of an empire from beyond the sun and discover that matter is mightier than mind
Protecting the insensate mob, watching the helpless public; you must have studied the manual of the Juvenile Planeteers. I understand they do things like good deeds and such.
For the Public in Astounding Science Fiction Dec. 90/2
But if it was Deel, why should anyone keep a prosperous, reasonably honest and totally insignificant planeteer under telepathic surveillance?
Agent of Vega in Astounding Science Fiction July 17/1
The twenty planeteers who were going down into atmosphere, plus two reserve crews, slouched in their seats and scribbled notes.
Planeteer in Galaxy Magazine Apr. 11/1
in All-Story Weekly
Research HistoryMike Christie submitted a 1938 cite from John W. Campbell's "The Brain Pirates".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1961 cite from Fred Saberhagen's "Planeteer".
Mike Christie submitted a 1946 cite from B. I. Kahn's "For the Public".
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1962 reprint of 1949 James H. Schmitz's "Agent of Vega"; Mike Christie verified it in the original publication.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1956 cite from Ib Melchior's "The Vidiot".
A fanzine called "The Planeteer" was apparently published around 1935; we would like to obtain a cite from a copy.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1927 cite from a letter to Amazing Stories that refers to a 1918 story titled "The Planeteer" by Homer Eon Flint in the March 9, 1918 All-Story Weekly; we would like to obtain a cite from this story.
Fred Galvin also located references to additional stories that have "planeteer" in the title: "The Planeteer" by Stark Robertson (Wonder Stories, 5/35), and "The Three Planeteer" by Edmond Hamilton (Startling Stories, 1/40); we would like to obtain cites from any of these stories.
Malcolm Farmer submitted a 1921 cite from the humorous magazine "Punch", in a book review of Burroughs' "Thuvia, Maid of Mars"
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