If the Scorpius gets back soon, we can get the shielding before our radiation dosage has built up very high.
I've got to find nine Planeteers and get them on the Scorpius before it flames off.
If the Scorpius had landed to take on supplies of some kind, his assignment was probably not on Mars.
"The Scorpius doesn't know what's going on," Rip told his Planeteers.
The Scorpius could not maneuver while in a gravity spin, and O'Brine wanted to be free to take action if necessary.
He had to get medical attention from the Scorpius pretty soon.
Fire flamed from the stern tubes for an instant, and then there was nothing but a fading glow where the Scorpius had been.
O'Brine recalled Rip to the Scorpius and handed him a message.
The Scorpius had trouble finding the asteroid because it was just one of many sailing along through the belt.
Scorpioun, the well-known zodiacal constellation and sign; called Scorpius in Ovid, Met.