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* OurDarkMatterIsMysterious: Dark matter makes up as much as 4/5 of the visible universe. Nobody knows what it actually is, so writers fill in the gaps.
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* AncientAstronauts
* ApesInSpace
* ArbitraryMaximumRange
* ArtificialGravity
* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy
* AsteroidMiners
* AsteroidThicket
* AstralFinale
* BatmanCanBreatheInSpace
* UsefulNotes/BlackHoles
* BlindJump
* BoardingParty
* BornUnderTheSail
* TheBridge
* BridgeBunnies
* BurialInSpace
* ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts
* CameFromTheSky
* CaptainSpaceDefenderOfEarth
* CasualInterstellarTravel
* ColonyDrop
* ColonyShip
* ContinuousDecompression
* CoolStarship
* CorralledCosmos
* CultColony
* DeflectorShields
* DramaticAlienVTOL
* DramaticSpaceDrifting
* DropPod
* DropShip
* DysonSphere
* EscapePod
* ExplosionsInSpace
* ExplosiveDecompression
* FasterThanLightTravel
* FlyingSaucer
* GalacticConquerer
* GalacticSuperpower
* GenerationShips
* GravitySucks
* {{Heavyworlder}}
* HurlItIntoTheSun
* HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace
* HyperspaceLanes
* HyperspeedAmbush
* HyperspeedEscape
* ImprovisedMicrogravityManeuvering
* InexplicableCulturalTies
* InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace
* InterstellarWeapon
* KillSat
* LatexSpaceSuit
* LibertariansInSpace
* LightspeedLeapfrog
* {{Lightworlder}}
* LostColony
* TheManInTheMoon
* MegaMawManeuver
* MelancholyMoon
* TheMilkyWayIsTheOnlyWay
* TheMothership
* NegativeSpaceWedgie
* NoEndorHolocaust
* NoGravityForYou
* NoSeatBelts
* NoSuchThingAsSpaceJesus
* NoWarpingZone
* OldSchoolDogfight
* OnlyElectricSheepAreCheap
* OrbitalBombardment
* OrionDrive
* OurWormholesAreDifferent
* PlanarShockwave
* PortalNetwork
* RammingAlwaysWorks
* RamScoop
* ReentryScare
* RocketlessReentry
* SalvagePirates
* SaveSat
* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale
* ShinyLookingSpaceships
* SmallUniverseAfterAll
* SolarFlareDisaster
* SolarSail
* UsefulNotes/TheSolarSystem
* SpaceAmish
* SpaceBase
* SpaceBattle
* SpaceBrasilia
* SpaceCadet
* SpaceCadetAcademy
* SpaceClothes
* SpaceClouds
* SpaceColdWar
* SpaceCossacks
* SpaceElevator
* SpaceElves
* SpaceFighter
* SpaceFlecks
* SpaceFriction
* SpaceIsAir
* SpaceIsAnOcean
* SpaceIsCold
* SpaceIsMagic
* SpaceIsNoisy
* SpaceIsSlowMotion
* SpaceJews
* SpaceMadness
* SpaceMarine
* SpaceMines
* SpaceNavy
* SpaceNomads
* SpaceOpera
* SpacePeople
* SpacePirates
* SpacePlane
* SpacePolice
* SpaceRomans
* SpaceSailing
* SpaceStation
* SpaceSuitsAreSCUBAGear
* SpaceWestern
* SpaceWhale
* SpaceX
* SpaceZone
* SpaceshipSlingshotStunt
* StandardEstablishingSpaceshipShot
* StandardHumanSpaceship
* StandardizedSpaceViews
* StandardSciFiFleet
* StandardStarshipScuffle
* StandardTimeUnits
* TheStarsAreGoingOut
* StarshipLuxurious
* StarKilling
* StealthInSpace
* StreamingStars
* SubspaceAnsible (FTLRadio)
* SubspaceOrHyperspace
* TeleportersAndTransporters
* ThrownOutTheAirlock
* TimeDilation
* TractorBeam
* TranshumansInSpace
* TransplantedHumans
* TwoOfYourEarthMinutes
* UngovernableGalaxy
* UnitedSpaceOfAmerica
* UniversalUniverseTime
* UnnecessarilyLargeVessel
* UnrealisticBlackHole
* WagonTrainToTheStars
* TheWarOfEarthlyAggression
* WeaponizedExhaust
* WeirdMoon
* [[WhatOtherGalaxies What Other Galaxies?]]
* WizardsFromOuterSpace
* ZeroGSpot

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* AncientAstronauts
AncientAstronauts: Aliens who developed space travel long before humans influenced ancient history by doing things like being mistaken for gods, building pyramids, etc.
* ApesInSpace
ApesInSpace: Monkeys and non-human apes as astronauts.
* ArbitraryMaximumRange
ArbitraryMaximumRange: Weapons in space have a maximum range.
* ArtificialGravity
ArtificialGravity: Spaceships and space stations with artificial gravity systems.
* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy
ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: Astronomy does something that, in the real world, it shouldn't do.
* AsteroidMiners
AsteroidMiners: People who mine from asteroids.
* AsteroidThicket
AsteroidThicket: An area in space with a lot of dangerous asteroids.
* AstralFinale
AstralFinale: The last episode takes place in space.
* BatmanCanBreatheInSpace
BatmanCanBreatheInSpace: Characters who can breathe in space.
* UsefulNotes/BlackHoles
UsefulNotes/BlackHoles: A Useful Notes page about black holes.
* BlindJump
BlindJump: Usually, people have to calculate something before going into faster-than-light mode, but there's no time to do that, so they'll have to do it without calculating.
* BoardingParty
BoardingParty: Boarding a ship.
* BornUnderTheSail
BornUnderTheSail: A whole culture of sailors/skyship drivers/spaceship drivers.
* TheBridge
TheBridge: The bridge of a starship.
* BridgeBunnies
BridgeBunnies: Young women who control the spaceship from the bridge.
* BurialInSpace
BurialInSpace: Someone dies in space and has a funeral ritual.
* ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts
ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts: Everyone on Earth has something bad happen to them (they die, get infected etc) but there are astronauts who aren't affected and either survive in a post-apocalyptic world or save the other people.
* CameFromTheSky
CameFromTheSky: Something huge falls out of the sky and lands on Earth.
* CaptainSpaceDefenderOfEarth
CaptainSpaceDefenderOfEarth: A parody of sci-fi heroes.
* CasualInterstellarTravel
CasualInterstellarTravel: Interstellar travel is no big deal.
* ColonyDrop
ColonyDrop: The world is in danger because of something huge falling from the sky.
* ColonyShip
ColonyShip: A spaceship with a whole colony on it.
* ContinuousDecompression
ContinuousDecompression: Explosive decompression is way more powerful than scientifically possible and lasts for way longer.
* CoolStarship
CoolStarship: A cool, unusual spaceship.
* CorralledCosmos
CorralledCosmos: People only hang out in a certain area of space.
* CultColony
CultColony: A religious cult living in a colony in space.
* DeflectorShields
DeflectorShields: A force field.
* DramaticAlienVTOL
DramaticAlienVTOL: Dramatic music plays around an alien spaceship.
* DramaticSpaceDrifting
DramaticSpaceDrifting: A body or pieces of a body floating in space after a space battle.
* DropPod
DropPod: A single-use military vehicle dropped from the sky.
* DropShip
DropShip: A ship designed to carry people and/or supplies to and from a planet or moon.
* DysonSphere
DysonSphere: A thing in space big enough for a whole solar system.
* EscapePod
EscapePod: Like a lifeboat but for a spaceship.
* ExplosionsInSpace
ExplosionsInSpace: Something explodes in space in an unrealistic way.
* ExplosiveDecompression
ExplosiveDecompression: People explode in space.
* FasterThanLightTravel
FasterThanLightTravel: Spaceships that can move faster than light.
* FlyingSaucer
FlyingSaucer: A spaceship shaped like a saucer.
* GalacticConquerer
GalacticConquerer: A villain who wants to conquer or destroy the ''whole universe''.
* GalacticSuperpower
GalacticSuperpower: Someone has political power over a large area of space.
* GenerationShips
GenerationShips: A starship has several generations living and dying on it.
* GravitySucks
GravitySucks: Gravity is depicted as "catching" or "sucking" things.
* {{Heavyworlder}}
{{Heavyworlder}}: Someone from a planet with more gravity than Earth.
* HurlItIntoTheSun
HurlItIntoTheSun: Throwing something into a star.
* HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace
HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace: The dimension used for teleportation/warp speed is dangerous.
* HyperspaceLanes
HyperspaceLanes: When travelling faster than the speed of light, you have to go certain places at certain times.
* HyperspeedAmbush
HyperspeedAmbush: Using hyperspeed to attack.
* HyperspeedEscape
HyperspeedEscape: Using faster-than-light travel to escape.
* ImprovisedMicrogravityManeuvering
ImprovisedMicrogravityManeuvering: Using thrust to push oneself through space.
* InexplicableCulturalTies
InexplicableCulturalTies: Aliens with pretty Earth-like cultures.
* InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace
InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace: Somebody's face is visible through a space helmet.
* InterstellarWeapon
InterstellarWeapon: A weapon that will hit something light-years away.
* KillSat
KillSat: A satellite designed to kill.
* LatexSpaceSuit
LatexSpaceSuit: A very tight spacesuit.
* LibertariansInSpace
LibertariansInSpace: A setting where Earth has become narrow-minded and nonconformists are sent to live in space.
* LightspeedLeapfrog
LightspeedLeapfrog: A spaceship that can't travel faster than light is beaten by one that can.
* {{Lightworlder}}
{{Lightworlder}}: Someone from a low-gravity planet.
* LostColony
LostColony: A human colony in space that's lost contact with Earth.
* TheManInTheMoon
TheManInTheMoon: The moon has a face.
* MegaMawManeuver
MegaMawManeuver: A huge spaceship uses its door to "swallow" a smaller one.
* MelancholyMoon
MelancholyMoon: Looking at the moon means someone is sad.
* TheMilkyWayIsTheOnlyWay
TheMilkyWayIsTheOnlyWay: Nobody can go beyond the Milky Way.
* TheMothership
TheMothership: The flagship of an alien army.
* NegativeSpaceWedgie
NegativeSpaceWedgie: A strange, dangerous event in space.
* NoEndorHolocaust
NoEndorHolocaust: Something huge explodes but leaves little to no collateral damage.
* NoGravityForYou
NoGravityForYou: A villain whose weakness is they can't fight in zero-gravity.
* NoSeatBelts
NoSeatBelts: Spaceships don't have safety belts.
* NoSuchThingAsSpaceJesus
NoSuchThingAsSpaceJesus: Never seeing a godlike alien as an actual deity.
* NoWarpingZone
NoWarpingZone: An area where travelling faster than light is not allowed.
* OldSchoolDogfight
OldSchoolDogfight: Planes and spaceships fighting like pre-Cold War planes even when they logically shouldn't.
* OnlyElectricSheepAreCheap
OnlyElectricSheepAreCheap: Natural things are more expensive than an artificial version of it.
* OrbitalBombardment
OrbitalBombardment: Shooting from orbit.
* OrionDrive
OrionDrive: Using nukes to travel through space.
* OurWormholesAreDifferent
OurWormholesAreDifferent: Exploiting wormholes.
* PlanarShockwave
PlanarShockwave: When something explodes in space, there's a ring of...stuff.
* PortalNetwork
PortalNetwork: Space travel via portals.
* RammingAlwaysWorks
RammingAlwaysWorks: Ramming a spaceship with another always destroys one of them.
* RamScoop
RamScoop: A spaceship that fuels itself by collecting hydrogen directly from space.
* ReentryScare
ReentryScare: While someone reenters the atmosphere, it goes quiet for dramatic effect.
* RocketlessReentry
RocketlessReentry: Going back to Earth from space without using rockets.
* SalvagePirates
SalvagePirates: Being saved and endangered at the same time by pirates.
* SaveSat
SaveSat: A satellite saves the protagonists.
* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale
SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Sci-fi writers make distances in space seem smaller than in reality.
* ShinyLookingSpaceships
ShinyLookingSpaceships: A spaceship that looks shiny.
* SmallUniverseAfterAll
SmallUniverseAfterAll: Easily travelling to other galaxies.
* SolarFlareDisaster
SolarFlareDisaster: A solar flare spells trouble.
* SolarSail
SolarSail: Spaceships that run with a device like a sail but that uses the sun's power.
* UsefulNotes/TheSolarSystem
UsefulNotes/TheSolarSystem: A Useful Notes page for the solar system.
* SpaceAmish
SpaceAmish: Space travelers who use more primitive technology.
* SpaceBase
SpaceBase: The villain's space station.
* SpaceBattle
SpaceBattle: Fighting in space.
* SpaceBrasilia
SpaceBrasilia: An alien species with only one form of architecture.
* SpaceCadet
SpaceCadet: Kind of like a police officer but in space.
* SpaceCadetAcademy
SpaceCadetAcademy: Where you learn to be a space cadet.
* SpaceClothes
SpaceClothes: People wear wacky clothes in space.
* SpaceClouds
SpaceClouds: Nebulae that seem like clouds.
* SpaceColdWar
SpaceColdWar: A war in space that's sort of like the Cold War.
* SpaceCossacks
SpaceCossacks: A rugged group of outlaws lost in space.
* SpaceElevator
SpaceElevator: An elevator or similar that takes people to space.
* SpaceElves
SpaceElves: Elvish, smug, possibly superior aliens.
* SpaceFighter
SpaceFighter: A little spaceship designed for combat.
* SpaceFlecks
SpaceFlecks: Flecks of stuff flying very quickly through space.
* SpaceFriction
SpaceFriction: If a spaceship breaks, it will slow down and eventually stop.
* SpaceIsAir
SpaceIsAir: Spaceships are like planes.
* SpaceIsAnOcean
SpaceIsAnOcean: Space is compared to the ocean.
* SpaceIsCold
SpaceIsCold: Things freeze in space.
* SpaceIsMagic
SpaceIsMagic: Space is incomprehensible.
* SpaceIsNoisy
SpaceIsNoisy: You can hear noises in space.
* SpaceIsSlowMotion
SpaceIsSlowMotion: Things move slowly in zero-gravity.
* SpaceJews
SpaceJews: An alien that has traits associated with a racial/religious stereotype.
* SpaceMadness
SpaceMadness: Being in space makes you insane.
* SpaceMarine
SpaceMarine: Troops in spaceships that are sort of like marines.
* SpaceMines
SpaceMines: Like SeaMine's but in space.
* SpaceNavy
SpaceNavy: A military fleet of spaceships.
* SpaceNomads
SpaceNomads: People who live in space and don't really have a place to call home.
* SpaceOpera
SpaceOpera: An epic adventure story set in space.
* SpacePeople
SpacePeople: People who live in space.
* SpacePirates
SpacePirates: Pirates in space.
* SpacePlane
SpacePlane: A spacecraft that looks and can take off and land like an airplane.
* SpacePolice
SpacePolice: An organization of peacekeepers in space.
* SpaceRomans
SpaceRomans: An alien culture that resembles a historical Earth culture.
* SpaceSailing
SpaceSailing: Spaceships that look like sea ships.
* SpaceStation
SpaceStation: An artificial structure in space.
* SpaceSuitsAreSCUBAGear
SpaceSuitsAreSCUBAGear: Space suits with visible air tubes.
* SpaceWestern
SpaceWestern: A cowboyish story set in space.
* SpaceWhale
SpaceWhale: Creatures on space that resemble whales.
* SpaceX
SpaceX: An alien creature has the word "space" somewhere in its name.
* SpaceZone
SpaceZone: Unrealistic video game space.
* SpaceshipSlingshotStunt
SpaceshipSlingshotStunt: Heading towards an item with heavy gravity in space so that they'd get flung back into space like a slingshot.
* StandardEstablishingSpaceshipShot
StandardEstablishingSpaceshipShot: The spaceship entering the screen to establish how cool it is.
* StandardHumanSpaceship
StandardHumanSpaceship: Spaceships piloted by humans all look the same.
* StandardizedSpaceViews
StandardizedSpaceViews: Stock space scenes.
* StandardSciFiFleet
StandardSciFiFleet: Spaceship classification similar to the navy.
* StandardStarshipScuffle
StandardStarshipScuffle: Spaceships fighting.
* StandardTimeUnits
StandardTimeUnits: A group of planets that have one way of measuring time.
* TheStarsAreGoingOut
TheStarsAreGoingOut: Stars disappearing.
* StarshipLuxurious
StarshipLuxurious: A spaceship with very large rooms.
* StarKilling
StarKilling: Destroying a star.
* StealthInSpace
StealthInSpace: A spaceship can turn itself invisible.
* StreamingStars
StreamingStars: Stars can be seen whizzing by outside the window of a spaceship.
* SubspaceAnsible (FTLRadio)
(FTLRadio): Faster-than-light space communication.
* SubspaceOrHyperspace
SubspaceOrHyperspace: Areas of space that can do things that are impossible in regular space.
* TeleportersAndTransporters
TeleportersAndTransporters: Disappearing from one location and reappearing in another.
* ThrownOutTheAirlock
ThrownOutTheAirlock: Someone gets thrown out of a spaceship's airlock without a spacesuit on.
* TimeDilation
TimeDilation: Time passes slower in space.
* TractorBeam
TractorBeam: A beam of light that can pull things through space.
* TranshumansInSpace
TranshumansInSpace: Humans in space who have been augmented.
* TransplantedHumans
TransplantedHumans: Humans that came from space because their ancestors were taken from space.
* TwoOfYourEarthMinutes
TwoOfYourEarthMinutes: Aliens specify that they're talking about our time, not their time.
* UngovernableGalaxy
UngovernableGalaxy: It's impossible for a whole galaxy to have a government.
* UnitedSpaceOfAmerica
UnitedSpaceOfAmerica: Interstellar travel programs work in a similar way to American culture.
* UniversalUniverseTime
UniversalUniverseTime: The whole universe uses the same measurements of time.
* UnnecessarilyLargeVessel
UnnecessarilyLargeVessel: A ship is way bigger than it needs to be.
* UnrealisticBlackHole
UnrealisticBlackHole: A black hole that doesn't work like a real black hole.
* WagonTrainToTheStars
WagonTrainToTheStars: A series takes place on a ship.
* TheWarOfEarthlyAggression
TheWarOfEarthlyAggression: The Earth is the leader of an interplanetary group, but some of the planets start a revolution.
* WeaponizedExhaust
WeaponizedExhaust: A spaceship's exhaust fumes are used as a weapon.
* WeirdMoon
WeirdMoon: The moon is somehow different than the real moon.
* [[WhatOtherGalaxies What Other Galaxies?]]
Galaxies?]]: Dialogue that suggests this is the only galaxy.
* WizardsFromOuterSpace
WizardsFromOuterSpace: Fantasy stuff happens in space.
* ZeroGSpotZeroGSpot: Sex in space.
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* TranshumansInSpace
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* TheFinalFrontier
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* BornUnderTheSail
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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy
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* SolarSail
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* StandardHumanSpaceship
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* ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts
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