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* ''Radio/JourneyIntoSpace'':
** In ''Journey to the Moon'' / ''Operation Luna'', Jet, Lemmy, Doc and Mitch travel from the Earth to UsefulNotes/TheMoon in 1965.
** In both ''The Red Planet'' and ''The World in Peril'', the crew journey from UsefulNotes/TheMoon to UsefulNotes/{{Mars}}, first in 1971 and then again in 1972.
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* The UrExample is Lucian's ''Literature/TrueHistory'', the first work of western fiction about a voyage to the moon.

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* The UrExample is ''Literature/TrueHistory'': Lucian's ''Literature/TrueHistory'', UrExample is the first work of western fiction about a voyage to the moon.



* ''The Road to Mars'' is a 2014 collaborative Russian novel, written by 15 authors. The novel deals with the [[MultinationalTeam multinational crew]] of the spacecraft ''Ares'', sent to explore the red planet as part of a joint American/Russian/European mission with two crewmembers from each of these blocs. They are actually in a race to overtake the ''Millennium Boat'', a Chinese craft sent to the same destination a little earlier with only two crewmembers. Privately, though, some of the crewmembers on both vessels would much rather work together to ensure that everyone got home safely rather than win at any cost. After all, it's just them out there, with no other living soul for millions of miles. There is a supernatural component to the novel, though, which starts to affect the crew of the ''Ares''.

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* ''The Road to Mars'' is a ''Literature/TheRoadToMars'': This 2014 collaborative Russian novel, {{novel}} was written by 15 authors. The novel It deals with the [[MultinationalTeam multinational crew]] of the spacecraft ''Ares'', sent to explore the red planet as part of a joint American/Russian/European mission with two crewmembers from each of these blocs. They are actually in a race to overtake the ''Millennium Boat'', a Chinese craft sent to the same destination a little earlier with only two crewmembers. Privately, though, some of the crewmembers on both vessels would much rather work together to ensure that everyone got home safely rather than win at any cost. After all, it's just them out there, with no other living soul for millions of miles. There is a supernatural component to the novel, though, which starts to affect the crew of the ''Ares''.
* Creator/IsaacAsimov's "Literature/TheCallistanMenace": Half the story takes place on the way to {{UsefulNotes/Jupiter}}, letting us get to know the characters and [[{{Foreshadowing}} setting up the tools needed to resolve the main conflict]].



* ''[[Pinball/{{Pinbot}} Pin*Bot]]'' requires the player to advance across the Solar System, from Pluto to the Sun.

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* ''[[Pinball/{{Pinbot}} Pin*Bot]]'' ''Pinball/PinBot'': This game requires the player to advance across the Solar System, from Pluto to the Sun.



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* ''VideoGame/VoyageInspiredByJulesVerne'', being inspired by, of course, Jules Verne's story ''Literature/FromTheEarthToTheMoon'', involves Michel Ardan crash landing on the moon and encountering Selenites.



''To put it another way'', an Interplanetary Voyage is a specific type of science-fiction story that takes the phrase "getting there is half the fun" very literally. In most cases these stories focus just as much, if not more, on the actual process of traveling in space as they do on the destination itself. Nowadays, this is largely a DeadHorseTrope outside of parodies or GenreThrowback works--the fact that space travel actually exists now allows writers to spend less time establishing it and more time building alien worlds. As a result, Interplanetary Voyage stories are strongly associated with science fiction novels of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and with pulp magazines published during that era. Nevertheless, some modern writers still play this trope straight.

Contrast CasualInterplanetaryTravel, where travel between planets is so trivial that it is barely touched upon in the story.



* ''Film/TheMartian'', based on the aforementioned, eponymous novel.

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* ''Film/Apollo13'' probably comes closer to this trope than any other film based on a true story.
* ''Film/TheMartian'', based on the aforementioned, eponymous novel.
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* The Russian film ''Planeta Bur'' (Storm Planet, 1962) is about an expedition to Venus that discovers dinosaurs. Bit of a running theme, actually.

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* The Russian film ''Planeta Bur'' ''[[Film/PlanetOfStorms Planeta Bur]]'' (Storm Planet, 1962) is about an expedition to Venus that discovers dinosaurs. Bit of a running theme, actually.


[[WhenIWasYourAge You youngsters]] with your single-stage rockets and intertialess drives and horseless space shuttles have it easy. Back then, you had to build a balloon filled with evaporating morning dew, or strap on a giant rocket, or [[Film/ATripToTheMoon get shot out of a bloody cannon at the Man in the Moon and put his eye out]].

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[[WhenIWasYourAge You youngsters]] with your single-stage rockets and intertialess inertialess drives and horseless space shuttles have it easy. Back then, you had to build a balloon filled with evaporating morning dew, or strap on a giant rocket, or [[Film/ATripToTheMoon get shot out of a bloody cannon at the Man in the Moon and put his eye out]].


* A countless number of B-movies, such as ''Rocketship to Venus'', ''Film/RocketshipXM'', ''DestinationMoon'' and ''Film/ProjectMoonbase''.

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* A countless number of B-movies, such as ''Rocketship to Venus'', ''Film/RocketshipXM'', ''DestinationMoon'' ''Film/DestinationMoon'' and ''Film/ProjectMoonbase''.


* Creator/LarryNiven's short story "[[Literature/KnownSpace Becalmed in Hell]]" (1965), involving a trip to a hellishly hot Venus. "The Coldest Place" and "The Hole Man" were set on Mercury and Mars, respectively.

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* Creator/LarryNiven's short story "[[Literature/KnownSpace Becalmed in Hell]]" "Literature/BecalmedInHell" (1965), involving a trip to a hellishly hot Venus. "The Coldest Place" and "The Hole Man" were set on Mercury and Mars, respectively.


* The UrExample is Lucian's ''Literature/TrueStory'', the first work of western fiction about a voyage to the moon.

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* The UrExample is Lucian's ''Literature/TrueStory'', ''Literature/TrueHistory'', the first work of western fiction about a voyage to the moon.


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* The ComicBook/{{Planetary}} story "The Gun Club" features a horror-tinged {{Deconstruction}} of Verne's classic tale, ''Literature/FromTheEarthToTheMoon.''
* The second story arc of ''ComicBook/DeCapeEtDeCrocs'' takes place on the moon and pays tribute to ''Cyrano de Bergerac''.
* ''ComicStrip/DanDare'' in ''The Eagle'' comic is perhaps ''the'' example of trying hard to be scientifically accurate space travel (for the 1950s, at least), with (almost all) the stories being limited to travel around a then-realistic version of the solar system using then-realistic spacecraft etc.
* ''{{Franchise/Tintin}}'' featured one such voyage in the album ''Destination Moon''. The story is continued in the next one, ''Explorers on the Moon''.
* ''ComicBook/TheSmurfs'' comic book story (and its AnimatedAdaptation) "The Astro Smurf" have its title character attempt this with the creation of his smurfship, although his attempt ended up failing. Papa Smurf and all his little Smurfs secretly lead Astro into a FauxtasticVoyage by transporting his ship inside an inactive volcano and turning themselves into the alien cavepeople called Swoofs.

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* ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'', the 1902 film by Georges Méliès.
* A countless number of B-movies, such as ''Rocketship to Venus'', ''Film/RocketshipXM'', ''DestinationMoon'' and ''Film/ProjectMoonbase''.
* ''Film/MissionToMars'' and ''Film/RedPlanet'', newer version of this trope.
* Perhaps the best contemporary example would be ''Film/EuropaReport'': hard sci-fi horror, presented in ApocalypticLog form, yet still somehow manages to convey the same sense of wonder that is intrinsic of this trope.
* The Wallace and Gromit short ''WesternAnimation/AGrandDayOut'' involves a rocket trip to the moon, which is made of green cheese.
* Creator/FritzLang's 1929 film ''Film/WomanInTheMoon.''
* ''Film/{{Aelita}}'', a groundbreaking 1924 Soviet science fiction film, describes a voyage to Mars.
* The Russian film ''Planeta Bur'' (Storm Planet, 1962) is about an expedition to Venus that discovers dinosaurs. Bit of a running theme, actually.
* And of course, ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.
* ''Film/TheMartian'', based on the aforementioned, eponymous novel.

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* The ComicBook/{{Planetary}} story "The Gun Club" features a horror-tinged {{Deconstruction}} of Verne's classic tale, ''Literature/FromTheEarthToTheMoon.''
* The second story arc of ''ComicBook/DeCapeEtDeCrocs'' takes place on the moon and pays tribute to ''Cyrano de Bergerac''.
* ''ComicStrip/DanDare'' in ''The Eagle'' comic is perhaps ''the'' example of trying hard to be scientifically accurate space travel (for the 1950s, at least), with (almost all) the stories being limited to travel around a then-realistic version of the solar system using then-realistic spacecraft etc.
* ''{{Franchise/Tintin}}'' featured one such voyage in the album ''Destination Moon''. The story is continued in the next one, ''Explorers on the Moon''.
* ''ComicBook/TheSmurfs'' comic book story (and its AnimatedAdaptation) "The Astro Smurf" have its title character attempt this with the creation of his smurfship, although his attempt ended up failing. Papa Smurf and all his little Smurfs secretly lead Astro into a FauxtasticVoyage by transporting his ship inside an inactive volcano and turning themselves into the alien cavepeople called Swoofs.

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* The ComicBook/{{Planetary}} story "The Gun Club" features a horror-tinged {{Deconstruction}} of Verne's classic tale, ''Literature/FromTheEarthToTheMoon.''
* The second story arc of ''ComicBook/DeCapeEtDeCrocs'' takes place on
''[[Pinball/{{Pinbot}} Pin*Bot]]'' requires the moon and pays tribute player to ''Cyrano de Bergerac''.
* ''ComicStrip/DanDare'' in ''The Eagle'' comic is perhaps ''the'' example of trying hard to be scientifically accurate space travel (for
advance across the 1950s, at least), with (almost all) Solar System, from Pluto to the stories being limited to travel around a then-realistic version of the solar system using then-realistic spacecraft etc.
* ''{{Franchise/Tintin}}'' featured one such voyage in the album ''Destination Moon''. The story is continued in the next one, ''Explorers on the Moon''.
* ''ComicBook/TheSmurfs'' comic book story (and its AnimatedAdaptation) "The Astro Smurf" have its title character attempt this with the creation of his smurfship, although his attempt ended up failing. Papa Smurf and all his little Smurfs secretly lead Astro into a FauxtasticVoyage by transporting his ship inside an inactive volcano and turning themselves into the alien cavepeople called Swoofs.
Sun.



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* ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'', the 1902 film by Georges Méliès.
* A countless number of B-movies, such as ''Rocketship to Venus'', ''Film/RocketshipXM'', ''DestinationMoon'' and ''Film/ProjectMoonbase''.
* ''Film/MissionToMars'' and ''Film/RedPlanet'', newer version of this trope.
* Perhaps the best contemporary example would be ''Film/EuropaReport'': hard sci-fi horror, presented in ApocalypticLog form, yet still somehow manages to convey the same sense of wonder that is intrinsic of this trope.
* The Wallace and Gromit short ''WesternAnimation/AGrandDayOut'' involves a rocket trip to the moon, which is made of green cheese.
* Creator/FritzLang's 1929 film ''Film/WomanInTheMoon.''
* A.N. Tolstory's ''Aelita'', later adapted into the groundbreaking 1924 Soviet science fiction film of the same name, describes a voyage to Mars.
* The Russian film ''Planeta Bur'' (Storm Planet, 1962) is about an expedition to Venus that discovers dinosaurs. Bit of a running theme, actually.
* And of course, ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.
* ''Film/TheMartian'', based on the aforementioned, eponymous novel.

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* ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'', the 1902 film by Georges Méliès.
''VideoGame/{{Orbiter}}''
* A countless number of B-movies, such as ''Rocketship ''VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram'' is essentially an Interplanetary Voyage Simulator. It uses a physics engine to Venus'', ''Film/RocketshipXM'', ''DestinationMoon'' simulate realistic-but-simplified orbital mechanics and ''Film/ProjectMoonbase''.
* ''Film/MissionToMars'' and ''Film/RedPlanet'', newer version of this trope.
* Perhaps the best contemporary example would be ''Film/EuropaReport'': hard sci-fi horror, presented in ApocalypticLog form, yet still somehow manages to convey
gives you essentially the same sense of wonder limitations that is intrinsic NASA has now (or might have TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture), but once you're aloft, you can explore the solar system to your heart's desire (and the limits of this trope.
* The Wallace
your fuel tanks) and Gromit short ''WesternAnimation/AGrandDayOut'' involves even run across a rocket trip to few [[EasterEgg anomalies]] along the moon, which is made lines of green cheese.
* Creator/FritzLang's 1929 film ''Film/WomanInTheMoon.''
* A.N. Tolstory's ''Aelita'', later adapted into the groundbreaking 1924 Soviet science fiction film of the same name, describes a voyage to Mars.
* The Russian film ''Planeta Bur'' (Storm Planet, 1962) is about an expedition to Venus that discovers dinosaurs. Bit of a running theme, actually.
* And of course, ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.
* ''Film/TheMartian'', based on the aforementioned, eponymous novel.
''2001'' (though they don't actually do anything).



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* ''[[Pinball/{{Pinbot}} Pin*Bot]]'' requires the player to advance across the Solar System, from Pluto to the Sun.

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* ''[[Pinball/{{Pinbot}} Pin*Bot]]'' requires The comic ''{{Webcomic/Narbonic}}'' ran a special Sunday feature spread out over a couple years, with a Victorian-era MadScientist Helen Narbon and her minion Dave Davenport taking a rocket to other planets and encountering spacefaring Venusians and Martians. And even the player to advance across Victorian-era Helen can't escape [[spoiler: the Solar System, from Pluto to the Sun.
influence of her mother.]]



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* ''VideoGame/{{Orbiter}}''
* ''VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram'' is essentially an Interplanetary Voyage Simulator. It uses a physics engine to simulate realistic-but-simplified orbital mechanics and gives you essentially the same limitations that NASA has now (or might have TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture), but once you're aloft, you can explore the solar system to your heart's desire (and the limits of your fuel tanks) and even run across a few [[EasterEgg anomalies]] along the lines of ''2001'' (though they don't actually do anything).

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* ''VideoGame/{{Orbiter}}''
* ''VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram'' is essentially an Interplanetary Voyage Simulator. It uses
Although actual space travel wasn't involved, the infamous "Moon Hoax" article series in the New York ''Sun'' used a physics engine to simulate realistic-but-simplified orbital mechanics super-telescope and gives you essentially elements of this trope to boost circulation in the same limitations that NASA has now (or might have TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture), mid-1800s.
* The ''Kerbal Space Program'' fanfic ''Fanfic/TheNextFrontier'' may involve interstellar travel,
but once you're aloft, you can explore it's definitely not the solar system [[CasualInterstellarTravel casual or fast]] sort. Travel times just between planets vary from a couple of weeks to your heart's desire (and several months, and the limits current state of your fuel tanks) and even run across a few [[EasterEgg anomalies]] along the lines of ''2001'' (though they don't actually do anything).
art in FasterThanLightTravel gets about one light-year a ''month''.



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* The comic ''{{Webcomic/Narbonic}}'' ran a special Sunday feature spread out over a couple years, with a Victorian-era MadScientist Helen Narbon and her minion Dave Davenport taking a rocket to other planets and encountering spacefaring Venusians and Martians. And even the Victorian-era Helen can't escape [[spoiler: the influence of her mother.]]

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* The comic ''{{Webcomic/Narbonic}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Space 1889}}'' RPG took this trope and ran a special Sunday feature spread out over a couple years, with a it, featuring Victorian-era MadScientist Helen Narbon space colonies -- colonies, as in "Age of European Colonialism" -- on the Moon, Mars, and her minion Dave Davenport taking a rocket to other planets and encountering spacefaring Venusians and Martians. And even the Victorian-era Helen can't escape [[spoiler: the influence of her mother.]]
Venus.



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* Although actual space travel wasn't involved, the infamous "Moon Hoax" article series in the New York ''Sun'' used a super-telescope and elements of this trope to boost circulation in the mid-1800s.
* The ''Kerbal Space Program'' fanfic ''Fanfic/TheNextFrontier'' may involve interstellar travel, but it's definitely not the [[CasualInterstellarTravel casual or fast]] sort. Travel times just between planets vary from a couple of weeks to several months, and the current state of the art in FasterThanLightTravel gets about one light-year a ''month''.

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* Although actual space travel wasn't involved, the infamous "Moon Hoax" article series in the New York ''Sun'' used a super-telescope and elements of The Apollo program, which probably turned this trope to boost circulation in the mid-1800s.
* The ''Kerbal Space Program'' fanfic ''Fanfic/TheNextFrontier'' may involve interstellar travel, but it's definitely not the [[CasualInterstellarTravel casual or fast]] sort. Travel times just between planets vary from
into a couple of weeks to several months, and the current state of the art in FasterThanLightTravel gets about one light-year a ''month''.
DeadHorseTrope.




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* The ''TabletopGame/{{Space 1889}}'' RPG took this trope and ran with it, featuring Victorian-era space colonies -- colonies, as in "Age of European Colonialism" -- on the Moon, Mars, and Venus.

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* The Apollo program, which probably turned this into a DeadHorseTrope.

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* The comic ''{{Narbonic}}'' ran a special Sunday feature spread out over a couple years, with a Victorian-era MadScientist Helen Narbon and her minion Dave Davenport taking a rocket to other planets and encountering spacefaring Venusians and Martians. And even the Victorian-era Helen can't escape [[spoiler: the influence of her mother.]]

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* The comic ''{{Narbonic}}'' ''{{Webcomic/Narbonic}}'' ran a special Sunday feature spread out over a couple years, with a Victorian-era MadScientist Helen Narbon and her minion Dave Davenport taking a rocket to other planets and encountering spacefaring Venusians and Martians. And even the Victorian-era Helen can't escape [[spoiler: the influence of her mother.]]

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* ''A Journey In Other Worlds: A Romance of the Future'' (1894) by John Jacob Astor IV, who was also notable as the richest man to die on the ''UsefulNotes/RMSTitanic''.


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* ''The Adventures Of Baron Münchhausen'' (1786) involve two trips to the Moon.

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* ''The Adventures Of Baron Münchhausen'' (1786) involve two trips to the Moon.



* ''In Les Exilés de la Terre'' (Exiled from Earth) by Paschal Grousset involves a trip inside of an iron mountain in Sudan that has been converted into a magnetically driven vehicle (1887).

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* ''In Les Exilés de la Terre'' (Exiled from Earth) by Paschal Grousset involves a trip inside of an iron mountain in Sudan that has been converted into a magnetically driven vehicle (1887).



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* ''The Road to Mars'' is a 2014 collaborative Russian novel, written by 15 authors. The novel deals with the [[MultinationalTeam multinational crew]] of the spacecraft ''Ares'', sent to explore the red planet as part of a joint American/Russian/European mission with two crewmembers from each of these blocs. They are actually in a race to overtake the ''Millennium Boat'', a Chinese craft sent to the same destination a little earlier with only two crewmembers. Privately, though, some of the crewmembers on both vessels would much rather work together to ensure that everyone got home safely rather than win at any cost. After all, it's just them out there, with no other living soul for millions of miles. There is a supernatural component to the novel, though, which starts to affect the crew of the ''Ares''.

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