Random thought: origin of “starship”?

Random thought: origin of “starship”?

Random thought: origin of “starship”?

Bad Astronomy
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Aug. 2 2006 2:42 PM

Random thought: origin of “starship”?

So here's a random thought: who first coined the term "starship"? Was it Gene Roddenberry from Star Trek, or did he get the term from some older source? A short search online yields little.