Tag Archives: space exploration

A Little Something for Us Tempunauts

Story Background “A Little Something for Us Tempunauts” was originally published in the anthology Final Stage in 1974. It can now be found in The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 257–274. … Continue reading

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Explorers We

Story Background “Explorers We” was originally published in Fantasy and Science Fiction in January 1959. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 147–155. Plot Summary A space ship crew … Continue reading

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The Infinites

Story Background “The Infinites” is a story by Philip K. Dick, first published in Planet Stories in May 1953. Pages numbers come from Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick (New York: Citadel Press), pp. 131–148. Plot Summary … Continue reading

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Piper in the Woods

Story Background “Piper in the Woods” is a story by Philip K. Dick, first published in Imagination in February 1953. Pages numbers come from Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick (New York: Citadel Press), pp. 113–129. Plot … Continue reading

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Mr. Spaceship

Story Background “Mr. Spaceship” was originally published in 1953 in Imagination. Pages numbers come from Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick (New York: Citadel Press), pp. 87–111. Plot Summary Kramer, a technocrat in Terra’s military-industrial infrastructure, is … Continue reading

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