Title: Sky Lift - Short Story
Written: August-September 1952 Pages: 174
Published version of “Sky Lift” in Imagination, November 1953 (2 copies). Pages 48-59 are notes, calculations, and diagrams for story. Page 60 discarded start to story. First, second, and third drafts of manuscript, all with extensive hand-edits. Another draft of manuscript with no edits.
Imagination November 1953 and collected into The Menace From Earth (1959); Other Anthology appearances: A Century of Science Fiction (ed. Damon Knight, Simon & Schuster, 1962); Off The Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction of Robert Heinlein (ed. Andrew Wheeler; introductions by Greg Bear and Michael Cassutt: SFBC, October 2005).
Notes: Alternate title: A Matter of Weight.
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