space-tanned to the point of burning
But a slow brown smile softened old Jim Drake’s rugged, space-burned face, and the old, eager light came slowly back to his eyes. [Ibid. 82/1] Drake pushed away his papers, with awkward space-burned hands.
Collision Orbit in Astounding Science-Fiction July 81/1
His hair was as black as mine used to be, his skin space-burned dark and leathery.
Veil of Astellar in Thrilling Wonder Stories Spring 57/2
They peered through the darkness in the cell and one tall, space-burned female, her burly body aglitter with metal ornaments, and with a long dis-ray hung on each hip, her leather harness chased with figures of the outlandish animals of Tiran, cried: ‘Here they are; two slaves who flaunt their murder of our highest and our best, Divnani, the kindest, most worthy of all the Tiran women!’
Earth Slaves to Space in Amazing Stories Sept. 39/2
His shaven head and face, in contrast to Rubin’s hollow-eyed pallor, was space-burned to dark mahogany.
Troubling of Star in Venture Science Fiction Magazine May 98/1
As always, the sight of the space-burned tugs and shuttles in their ranked cradles in the ready area gave him a lift of spirits no less than the majestic bulk of the great deep-space hulls across the field, before the bright-lit service hangers.
Judson’s Eden 17
I only caught a glimpse. A young man, I think. A big white guy with a spaceburned face. One of his arms was missing.
Up Against It xxvii. 359
"Will Stewart" (a.k.a. Jack Williamson), in Astounding
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1977 reprint of Leigh Brackett's 1944 "The Veil of Astellar".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1969 cite from Bryce Walton's "Troubling of a Star".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1963 cite from Jerome Bixby's "The Bad Life".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1946 cite from Richard S. Shaver's "Earth Slaves to Space".
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2011 cite from M. J. Locke.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1942 cite from "Will Stewart"'s "Collision Orbit", in Astounding.
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