|In the manned voyage following The Sejourner,|
the astronauts lowered the sky ladder, feeding it out,
segment by segment, until the gravity difference between
the top and bottom stretched and straightened the
articulated linkage. Then they released the brake,
and watched the stairway descend slowly towards the surface.
Blake would go first. He placed one foot on the top step and began his descent through Pluto’s atmosphere.
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