messier object

i guess i finally need to read this?
2012, June 26, 9:28 am
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There can be no question that the rocket ship is the genre’s primary icon…. It is an identifier, like the cross or the hammer and sickle, with a single all-encompassing meaning, one that transcends all distinctions of class, taste, or even logic.

–Thomas M. Disch, The Dreams Our Stuff is Made of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World, 1998.