Sky Lift

Publication date:1953.11
Genre:Science fiction short story
Preceded by:Project Nightmare
Followed by:Tramp Royale
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“Sky Lift” is a science fiction short story by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in “Imagination” magazine November 1953.


In the story, a torchship pilot lights out from Earth orbit to Pluto on a mission to deliver a cure to a plague ravaging a research station. Due to the short time needed before everyone at the research station is dead.