But couldn't they find out where the Lhari ships go for fueling?
The engineer was overseeing the fueling process on a big rocket.
Harper led him to the office, where the whining of fueling pumps was silenced.
From below came a vibrational rushing noise, nearly subsonic, which told him of the fueling operation.
"If Garret was on the crew that handled the fueling that's enough for me," Stan said grimly.
Everyone knows elections have become too expensive, fueling a fund-raising arms race.
Next morning (the 16th) after fueling up we took off (with the ground crew) for the Homeward trip.
I was working on the fueling station out on Io, and the screen just went haywire.
It would take off almost horizontally—a great advantage in fueling matters.
But fueling it was so completely standard an operation that they merely stood by absently while it went on.