wearing space armor n.
He flipped on the lifeboat’s visiphone projector and shot its invisible beam up into the control room, where he saw space-armored figures furiously busy at the panels.
On one of the higher snow-swept hills, a short distance from the arena, reared a massive block of marble, swarming with space-armored sculptors.
The blaze of light outlined the two men and the ship and the planetoids within a fifty mile circle and the expanding shock wave fanned out. It struck the two space armored men to send them spinning wildly.
I looked back once and saw a space-armored shape black across the stars.
‘What?’ Silvery against rock, the two space-armored figures turned to stare at him. He could not see their expressions behind the faceplates, but he could imagine how astonishment flickered above awe.
Space-armored technicians are running ponderously to cover as the fighter deck is evacuated.
We remember the future, [/] the bright, curving horizons gleaming [/] on viewscreens against a backdrop of stars, [/] space-armored legions clanking [/] past rows of hulking machines [/] …. to confront the all-metal worlds.
E. E. Smith, "Triplanetary", in Amazing
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