the action of making (short) trips from one planet to another
Space-warp travel had an advantage over mere planet hopping in a rocket-driven ship.
Personally I think the whole story was fantastic, not because of the super-gadgets and the planet-hopping but because of the economic and political setup.
The awe-inspiring depths of space did not awe Morgan. He loathed space. He detested planet hopping. He hated space ships.
Toivo Leskinenn, Storekeeper First Class, left Earth an albino, and returned from planet-hopping in the 9th System a pink-cheeked, brown-eyed, black-haired stranger.
With the information from this flight, you’ll learn more about the new drive than you would from years of planet-hopping.
Seven Worlds is a good combination of adventure, puzzle-solving, and planet-hopping.
One of the beds is occupied. Its owner hangs limp from the fat strap that kept him locked down and alive when Olber’s Paradox crashed. A hard habit to break. Buckling yourself in. Speaks to me of a life spent planet-hopping.
Frank Belknap Long, in Astounding
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