space-born adj. 2
(of something non-living) developed or created in space, rather than on a planet; originating in space
You may have trouble understanding our feelings. We are essentially a space-born company, and as such we can have no one at the helm that is not equipped to handle the technical details of operation in space.
Long Way in Astounding Science Fiction Apr. 90/2
The effect was electric. Space-born phlegmaticism got thrown to the winds. Drouillard jumped a foot. Captain Searle pulled his gun.
Afternoon of a Fahn in Imagination Apr. 100/1
The men of Star Base Three, looking at their chief, saw in the strange brilliance of his eyes a vision of solar expansion, the dream of a space-born civilization bridging the star-gaps.
Question of Time in Fantastic Universe May 112/1
Damian glowered at the Gossamer’s filmy sails. They had been manufactured by null-g technology up on the Platform—an offshoot of the solar-sail program. Those silvery, space-born sails might win this race for him.
Flood Tide in Asimov’s Science Fiction Dec. 126
Even on the forest moon, that conglomeration of ecosphere and biosentience seems torpid and weak before the unleashed violence of space-born conflict, proof of indecision or delusion, or some other degenerate form of paralysis.
Ascendant Stars 350
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