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29th Apr '16 6:20:04 PM BreadBull
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* Original series Doctor Who does this a lot. Venusian Karate, etc.
7th Apr '16 4:13:20 PM Bossman
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* Space Battleship Yamato measured its velocity in "space knots". In addition, the show's title itself is an example of this trope.

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* Space Battleship Yamato ''Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato'' measured its velocity in "space knots". In addition, the show's title itself is an example of this trope.
6th Apr '16 3:01:21 PM Shippudentimes
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* Abundantly common in both the defunct ''StarWarsLegends'' as well as the current rebooted StarWarsExpandedUniverse of comics and novels.. To whit, "I've been doing this since before you were in space diapers" from ''StarWarsAftermath'' among others.
11th Feb '16 4:09:32 PM hellboy909
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* The ship in "Film/TheIcePirates" gets space herpes
1st Feb '16 8:17:52 AM MegaMarioMan
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* Lampshaded in ''ebAnimation/WeeblAndBob'':

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* Lampshaded in ''ebAnimation/WeeblAndBob'':''WebAnimation/WeeblAndBob'':
1st Feb '16 8:17:30 AM MegaMarioMan
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* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankIntoTheNexus'', Vendra is referred to as a space witch, and Ratchet is commonly called a "space rat".
16th Jan '16 2:06:01 PM StFan
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->'''Krillin''': Wait, hold on. You’re from Australia?\\
'''Jeice''': ''Space'' Australia. Or more specifically, Space Brisbane. Go Space Broncos!\\
'''Krillin''': So... it’s like... Australia...\\
'''Jeice''': In space. Gotta be careful though, Burter. Space dingo will eat your space baby.

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->'''Krillin''': ->'''Krillin:''' Wait, hold on. You’re You’re from Australia?\\
'''Jeice''': '''Jeice:''' ''Space'' Australia. Or more specifically, Space Brisbane. Go Space Broncos!\\
'''Krillin''': '''Krillin:''' So... it’s it’s like... Australia...\\
'''Jeice''': '''Jeice:''' In space. Gotta be careful though, Burter. Space dingo will eat your space baby.



Of course, this kind of construction rests on an inherent geocentric bias. [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Contrary to how the word is often used]], "space" does not refer to everything in the universe except for Earth; it refers to ''everything'' in the universe, Earth included. So a creature from another planet is no more [[BuffySpeak "spacey"]] than a creature on Earth is - unless, of course, the creature can somehow [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace exist in the vacuum of space without breathing gear]]. (Another possible meaning for "space" is everything rather far away from a celestial body, such as outside its atmosphere. This use, however, means that nothing alive can be "spacey" — except, perhaps, {{Space Whale}}s and such.)

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Of course, this kind of construction rests on an inherent geocentric bias. [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Contrary to how the word is often used]], "space" does not refer to everything in the universe except for Earth; it refers to ''everything'' in the universe, Earth included. So a creature from another planet is no more [[BuffySpeak "spacey"]] than a creature on Earth is - -- unless, of course, the creature can somehow [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace exist in the vacuum of space without breathing gear]]. (Another possible meaning for "space" is everything rather far away from a celestial body, such as outside its atmosphere. This use, however, means that nothing alive can be "spacey" -- except, perhaps, {{Space Whale}}s and such.)



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* ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''. Spacebucks, among other things.
** Though [[RunningGag most of the time]] it was "''Spaceballs'' [[TheMerch the X]]".
* ''Film/SuburbanCommando'' references "Galactic NARC Duty".
* In ''Film/{{Megamind}}'', to coach Hal/Titan into becoming a superhero, Megamind pretends to be his "Space Dad" (a parody of [[Film/{{Superman}} Marlon Brando as Jor-El]]), with Minion as his "Space Step-Mom".

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* ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''. Spacebucks, among other things.
** Though [[RunningGag most of the time]] it
Parodied often in ''ComicStrip/BrewsterRockitSpaceGuy'', such as that time a hole in a spaceship was "''Spaceballs'' [[TheMerch the X]]".
* ''Film/SuburbanCommando'' references "Galactic NARC Duty".
fixed with [[DuctTapeForEverything Space Tape]].
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* In ''Film/{{Megamind}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'', to coach Hal/Titan into becoming a superhero, Megamind pretends to be his "Space Dad" (a parody of [[Film/{{Superman}} Marlon Brando as Jor-El]]), with Minion as his "Space Step-Mom".



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* ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''. Spacebucks, among other things. Though [[RunningGag most of the time]] it was "''Spaceballs'' [[TheMerch the X]]".
* ''Film/SuburbanCommando'' references "Galactic NARC Duty".



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** Across the franchise, alien plants, animals and foodstuffs tend to have names following the pattern <adjectival form of alien planet> <common earth word>, such as "Romulan ale", "Aldebaran whiskey", "Altarian chowder", "Delovian souffle", etc. Diseases get the same treatment; for instance, "Rigelian fever". These could be a case of the "duck test": "When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck." See also such things as New England Clam Chowder, Bordeaux Wines, and Philly Cheesesteak in the real world. Besides, some differentiation is neccessary; one would rather not be treated for "Rigelian Fever" when they tell the doctor that they have "a fever"; racial names are as good a differentiator as any.
*** There was an attempt to justify this: A progenitor species seeded thousands of Minshara Class (M-Class) Planets with a common genetic source code, leading to parallel developments on many worlds. As such, many alien plants and animals are genetically very similar to Earth species; a Rigellian bat is simply a bat native to Rigel. However, the justification doesn't quite work, since evolution doesn't work that way. Constant monitoring and selective breeding would be required to produce multiple humanoid species on hundreds of separate planets at roughly the same time, billions of years after the original seeding. Otherwise, the evolutionary paths would just go in any which direction the environment dictates, no matter what kind of genetic material was dumped into the planets' oceans. (Then again, this is Star Trek. Living species aren't subject to ''real'' evolution, they experience HollywoodEvolution instead.)

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** Across the franchise, alien plants, animals and foodstuffs tend to have names following the pattern <adjectival form of alien planet> <common earth word>, , such as "Romulan ale", "Aldebaran whiskey", "Altarian chowder", "Delovian souffle", etc. Diseases get the same treatment; for instance, "Rigelian fever". These could be a case of the "duck test": "When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck." See also such things as New England Clam Chowder, Bordeaux Wines, and Philly Cheesesteak in the real world. Besides, some differentiation is neccessary; one would rather not be treated for "Rigelian Fever" when they tell the doctor that they have "a fever"; racial names are as good a differentiator as any.
*** ** There was an attempt to justify this: A progenitor species seeded thousands of Minshara Class (M-Class) Planets with a common genetic source code, leading to parallel developments on many worlds. As such, many alien plants and animals are genetically very similar to Earth species; a Rigellian bat is simply a bat native to Rigel. However, the justification doesn't quite work, since evolution doesn't work that way. Constant monitoring and selective breeding would be required to produce multiple humanoid species on hundreds of separate planets at roughly the same time, billions of years after the original seeding. Otherwise, the evolutionary paths would just go in any which direction the environment dictates, no matter what kind of genetic material was dumped into the planets' oceans. (Then again, this is Star Trek.''Star Trek''. Living species aren't subject to ''real'' evolution, they experience HollywoodEvolution instead.)



* In the DVD commentary for one of the episodes of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', Nathan Fillon and Alan Tyduk reveal that this was a recurring joke on the set: The setting isn't a farm, it's a SPACE farm! Inara isn't a hooker, she's a SPACE hooker! That postal guy from "The Message" is a SPACE Jew! And so on.

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* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'':
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In the DVD commentary for one of the episodes of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', episodes, Nathan Fillon and Alan Tyduk reveal that this was a recurring joke on the set: The setting isn't a farm, it's a SPACE farm! Inara isn't a hooker, she's a SPACE hooker! That postal guy from "The Message" is a SPACE Jew! And so on.



-->'''Mal:''' Kaylee, what the hell's goin' on in the engine room? Were there monkeys? Some terrifying space monkeys maybe got loose?
* The ''Series/DoctorWho'' new series episode "The Big Bang" has a throwaway reference to a trip the Doctor and Amy took to "Space Florida". But then, a previous episode had established that at some point in the future, all the nations of Earth took off on starships.

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-->'''Mal:''' --->'''Mal:''' Kaylee, what the hell's goin' on in the engine room? Were there monkeys? Some terrifying space monkeys maybe got loose?
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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The ''Series/DoctorWho'' new series episode "The Big Bang" has a throwaway reference to a trip the Doctor and Amy took to "Space Florida". But then, a previous episode had established that at some point in the future, all the nations of Earth took off on starships.



** This trope is [[DiscussedTrope discussed]] in the episode ''Recap/DoctorWhoS35E9SleepNoMore''.
--> '''Clara:''' Looks like a Japanese restaurant. Oh! Have you brought me to a space restaurant?
--> '''Doctor:''' People never do that, you know?
--> Clara: Do what?
--> '''Doctor:''' They never put the word space in front of something just because everything's all sort of hi-tech and future-y. It's never space restaurant or space champagne or space, you know, hat. It's just restaurant, champagne or hat. Even if this was a restaurant–
--> '''Clara:''' What about spacesuit?
--> '''Doctor:''' Pedant.
*** Later:
--> '''Doctor:''' Theories?
--> '''Nagata:''' Could be anything. Meteorite strike. Space pirates.
--> '''Clara:''' Ah, see? Not just pirates, space pirates.
* The ''{{NewsRadio}}'' episode set in space used this to good comic effect. When Dave and Lisa were arguing over whose "space pod" to stay at, Lisa complains that Dave's is cold and drafty. Dave says, "Fine, I'll get a space heater!"
** And who could forget that they're not reporting on the news... they're reporting on the ''space'' news.

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** This trope is [[DiscussedTrope discussed]] in the episode ''Recap/DoctorWhoS35E9SleepNoMore''.
--> '''Clara:'''
"[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E9SleepNoMore "Sleep No More"]].
--->'''Clara:'''
Looks like a Japanese restaurant. Oh! Have you brought me to a space restaurant?
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restaurant?\\
'''Doctor:''' People never do that, you know?
--> Clara:
know?\\
'''Clara:'''
Do what?
-->
what?\\
'''Doctor:''' They never put the word space in front of something just because everything's all sort of hi-tech and future-y. It's never space restaurant or space champagne or space, you know, hat. It's just restaurant, champagne or hat. Even if this was a restaurant–
-->
restaurant--\\
'''Clara:''' What about spacesuit?
-->
spacesuit?\\
'''Doctor:''' Pedant.
*** ** Later:
--> '''Doctor:''' Theories?
-->
--->'''Doctor:''' Theories?\\
'''Nagata:''' Could be anything. Meteorite strike. Space pirates.
-->
pirates.\\
'''Clara:''' Ah, see? Not just pirates, space pirates.
* The ''{{NewsRadio}}'' ''Series/NewsRadio'' episode set in space used this to good comic effect. When Dave and Lisa were arguing over whose "space pod" to stay at, Lisa complains that Dave's is cold and drafty. Dave says, "Fine, I'll get a space heater!"
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heater!" And who could forget that they're not reporting on the news... they're reporting on the ''space'' news.



** TN's ''Series/BlakesSeven'' suffered from this in places as well. Travis has the rank of "Space Commander".

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** * TN's ''Series/BlakesSeven'' suffered from this in places as well. Travis has the rank of "Space Commander".



-->'''Joel''': Movies like this are always trying to show how futuristic they are by putting the word 'space' in front of everything.
-->'''Tom Servo''': Well, that's a classic overuse of what's known as a modifier. And in this movie, our grammatical friend the modifier puts in triple-overtime.
--->(later, during the movie)
-->'''Joel'''(impersonating Vena): Let's work on your space-math. Space-two plus space-two equals space-four.

* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] on ''TrailerParkBoys'':
--->'''Ricky''': [playing 'Spacemen'] Breaker breaker, come in Earth, this is Rocket Ship 27, aliens fucked over the carbonator on engine four, I'm gonna try to refuckulate it on Juniper. Uhh, and hopefully they've got some, space weed there, over. How... how was that buddy? I don't fuckin' know.
--->'''Bubbles''': Ricky... that's not very good. Use space words, real ones, not talking about space weed.

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-->'''Joel''': -->'''Joel:''' Movies like this are always trying to show how futuristic they are by putting the word 'space' "space" in front of everything.
-->'''Tom Servo''':
everything.\\
'''Tom Servo:'''
Well, that's a classic overuse of what's known as a modifier. And in this movie, our grammatical friend the modifier puts in triple-overtime.
--->(later,
triple-overtime.\\
(''later,
during the movie)
-->'''Joel'''(impersonating Vena):
movie'')\\
'''Joel:''' (''impersonating Vena'')
Let's work on your space-math. Space-two plus space-two equals space-four.

space-four.
* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] on ''TrailerParkBoys'':
--->'''Ricky''': [playing 'Spacemen']
''Series/TrailerParkBoys'':
-->'''Ricky:''' (''playing "Spacemen"'')
Breaker breaker, come in Earth, this is Rocket Ship 27, aliens fucked over the carbonator on engine four, I'm gonna try to refuckulate it on Juniper. Uhh, and hopefully they've got some, space weed there, over. How... how was that buddy? I don't fuckin' know.
--->'''Bubbles''':
know.\\
'''Bubbles:'''
Ricky... that's not very good. Use space words, real ones, not talking about space weed.



* ''TheLonelyIsland'' song: Space Olympics. " SPACE DISC! is totally cancelled."

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* ''TheLonelyIsland'' Music/TheLonelyIsland song: Space Olympics. " SPACE "SPACE DISC! is totally cancelled."



--> I'll probably be some kind of scientist
--> Building inventions in my [[SpaceX space lab]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment in space]]

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--> I'll -->''I'll probably be some kind of scientist
-->
scientist\\
Building inventions in my [[SpaceX space lab]] lab [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment in space]]space]]''



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* Parodied often in ''ComicStrip/BrewsterRockitSpaceGuy'', such as that time a hole in a spaceship was fixed with [[DuctTapeForEverything Space Tape]].

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* Parodied often in ''ComicStrip/BrewsterRockitSpaceGuy'', such as that time a hole in a spaceship was fixed with [[DuctTapeForEverything Space Tape]].Creator/{{Atari}}'s ''Pinball/SpaceRiders'' is motorcycle racing [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]



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* Creator/{{Atari}}'s ''Pinball/SpaceRiders'' is motorcycle racing [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]

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* Creator/{{Atari}}'s ''Pinball/SpaceRiders'' is motorcycle racing [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'''s setting has giant ''space'' hamsters. At least one miniature breed of the species went on to become [[VideoGame/BaldursGate a famous animal companion]]. Better than that: thanks to the encyclopedic syntax of the early books, it was listed as "Hamster, comma, giant space," as though "giant" and "space" are just traits a hamster can have, and this happens to have both. At least one source said that that was exactly what they were: hamsters modified to be giant and more suited for Spelljammer-voyages. The Tinker Gnomes were to blame, naturally.



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* ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'''s setting has giant ''space'' hamsters. At least one miniature breed of the species went on to become [[VideoGame/BaldursGate a famous animal companion]].
** Oh no, it's better than that. Thanks to the encyclopedic syntax of the early books, it was listed as "Hamster, comma, giant space," as though "giant" and "space" are just traits a hamster can have, and this happens to have both.
*** At least one source said that that was exactly what they were: hamsters modified to be giant and more suited for Spelljammer-voyages. The Tinker Gnomes were to blame, naturally.
**** That's "Gnomes, Tinker" to you!
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'''s setting has giant ''space'' hamsters. At least one miniature breed of the species went on to become [[VideoGame/BaldursGate a famous animal companion]].
** Oh no, it's better than that. Thanks to the encyclopedic syntax of the early books, it was listed as "Hamster, comma, giant space," as though "giant" and "space" are just traits a hamster can have, and this happens to have both.
*** At least one source said that that was exactly what they were: hamsters modified to be giant and more suited for Spelljammer-voyages. The Tinker Gnomes were to blame, naturally.
**** That's "Gnomes, Tinker" to you!
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* Lampshaded in ''WeeblAndBob'':

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* Lampshaded in ''WeeblAndBob'':''ebAnimation/WeeblAndBob'':



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* ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' has [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/51/ this (NSFW)]].

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* ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' has [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/51/ this (NSFW)]].



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* ''TheJetsons''' Nimbus the great had it as a CatchPhrase. "It's Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace MAGIC!"
* ''{{Transformers}}'', especially the early series, regularly used this trope, giving us "turbo-foxes," "petro-rabbits," and the particularly brilliant "roboto-possum." In ''TheMovie'', Sharkticons crop up and look less like sharks and more like giant mechanical tadpoles with big legs, stubby arms, and rows of sharp teeth, and can transform into tubby-looking robot modes.

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* ''TheJetsons''' ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons''' Nimbus the great had it as a CatchPhrase. "It's Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace MAGIC!"
* ''{{Transformers}}'', ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', especially the early series, regularly used this trope, giving us "turbo-foxes," "petro-rabbits," and the particularly brilliant "roboto-possum." In ''TheMovie'', Sharkticons crop up and look less like sharks and more like giant mechanical tadpoles with big legs, stubby arms, and rows of sharp teeth, and can transform into tubby-looking robot modes.



* ''TransformersAnimated'' has brought us space barnacles. ''Mutant'' space barnacles, at that.

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* ''TransformersAnimated'' ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' has brought us space barnacles. ''Mutant'' space barnacles, at that.



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* SpaceX, the world's first private [[SpaceTrucker Space Truckers]].

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* SpaceX, [=SpaceX=], the world's first private [[SpaceTrucker Space Truckers]].



7th Jan '16 4:18:20 PM nombretomado
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* When you have [[VideoGame/DeadRising Frank West]], [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} Lei-lei/Hsien-Ko]], and pair them up with [[SpaceChannel5 Ulala]] after finishing an enemy off in ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'':

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* When you have [[VideoGame/DeadRising Frank West]], [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} Lei-lei/Hsien-Ko]], and pair them up with [[SpaceChannel5 [[VideoGame/SpaceChannel5 Ulala]] after finishing an enemy off in ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'':
3rd Jan '16 2:38:43 PM poi99
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-->-- ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', [[ParodiedTrope which takes this trope and runs with it]] [[RunningGag throughout the series]].

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-->-- ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', [[ParodiedTrope which takes this trope and runs with it]] [[RunningGag it throughout the series]].
series.
6th Dec '15 3:11:57 AM DDE
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* SpaceX, the world's first private SpaceTruckers.

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* SpaceX, the world's first private SpaceTruckers.[[SpaceTrucker Space Truckers]].
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