planetary engineer n.
one who engages in planetary engineering n.
Bought the satellite for his private estate. Had planetary engineers make all modern improvements.
Electron Flame in Wonder Stories Quarterly Fall 88/2
The planetary engineers had made life possible there, oxygenating the atmosphere and building heated, insulated cities over the rich mines in the equatorial belt.
Cometeers in Astounding Stories June 32/1
A Planetary Engineer had training for his profession such as had never been seen before.
Snows of Ganymede in Startling Stories Winter 52/1
To the planetary engineer, the really interesting features of the Martian landscape are the so-called desert areas.
Operation Shirtsleeve in Amazing Stories July 89/2
She thought back to her days in the Corps of Planetary Engineers when she had been a stickler for rules and discipline.
Human Art in Absolute Magnitude Summer 57/1
J. Williamson 'The Electron Flame'
Research HistoryRick Hauptmann submitted a 1932 cite from Jack Williamson's "The Electron Flame".
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