The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years

The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years


language: English

Publisher: privately published

Publishing date: Oct 1, 1940

Words: 11746
Pages: 47


Thirty generations would live and die before the Flashaway reached its destination. Could the one man who was to live on keep them to their purpose? -Original magazine blurb This is privately published version of the story that originally appeared in the October 1940 issue of Amazing Stories. Wilcox's story is usually cited as he first story that dealt directly with the concept of the generation starship. This story has been recently been collected in Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science, edited by Gregory Benford and George Zebrowski (2000).