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->''"The surface of the earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean. Recently, we've waded out a little way, and the water seems inviting."''
-->--'''Creator/CarlSagan'''

Tropes relating to outer space, spaceships, space travel and space colonies.

Before deciding to put a trope in this index, please check the sub-indexes and see if any of them are applicable.

If you were looking for the concept of recycling a show's premise with a new setting, that's RecycledInSpace.

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[[index]]
[floatboxright:
Categories:
+ AlienTropes
+ FasterThanLightIndex
+ {{Heliotropes}}
+ IndexOnTheMoon
+ PlanetaryTropes
+ SpaceDoesNotWorkThatWay
+ {{Spacecraft}}
+ StellarIndex
+ ThisIndexEarth
]

!!Tropes :
* AncientAstronauts
* ApesInSpace
* ArbitraryMaximumRange
* ArtificialGravity
* AsteroidMiners
* AsteroidThicket
* AstralFinale
* BatmanCanBreatheInSpace
* BlindJump
* BoardingParty
* TheBridge
* BridgeBunnies
* BurialInSpace
* CameFromTheSky
* CaptainSpaceDefenderOfEarth
* CasualInterstellarTravel
* ColonyDrop
* ColonyShip
* ContinuousDecompression
* CoolStarship
* CorralledCosmos
* CultColony
* DeflectorShields
* DramaticAlienVTOL
* DramaticSpaceDrifting
* DropPod
* DropShip
* DysonSphere
* EscapePod
* ExplosiveDecompression
* ExplosionsInSpace
* FasterThanLightTravel
* TheFinalFrontier
* FlyingSaucer
* GalacticSuperpower
* GenerationShips
* GravitySucks
* {{Heavyworlder}}
* HurlItIntoTheSun
* HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace
* HyperspaceLanes
* HyperspeedAmbush
* HyperspeedEscape
* ImprovisedMicrogravityManeuvering
* InexplicableCulturalTies
* InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace
* InterstellarWeapon
* ISOStandardHumanSpaceship
* 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
* 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
* SolarSail
* StandardEstablishingSpaceshipShot
* StandardizedSpaceViews
* StandardSciFiFleet
* StandardStarshipScuffle
* StandardTimeUnits
* TheStarsAreGoingOut
* StarshipLuxurious
* StarKilling
* StealthInSpace
* StreamingStars
* SubspaceAnsible (FTLRadio)
* SubspaceOrHyperspace
* TeleportersAndTransporters
* ThrownOutTheAirlock
* TimeDilation
* TractorBeam
* TransplantedHumans
* TwoOfYourEarthMinutes
* UngovernableGalaxy
* UnitedSpaceOfAmerica
* UniversalUniverseTime
* UnnecessarilyLargeVessel
* UnrealisticBlackHole
* WagonTrainToTheStars
* TheWarOfEarthlyAggression
* WeaponizedExhaust
* WeirdMoon
* [[WhatOtherGalaxies What Other Galaxies?]]
* WizardsFromOuterSpace
* ZeroGSpot
[[/index]]
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