Mike Mars Flies the X-15 Author:Donald A. Wollheim The phantom man with the scarred cheek weaves a dark plot at the big Edwards air base in the second volume in this new series on space exploration today and tomorrow. — Mike Mars, chosen as one of the seven astronauts of Project Quicksilver, has been assigned to the coveted task of being the first to fly the rocket ship X-15. But even before he ... more »is sure that this prize will be his, unusual and mysterious events occur. The discovery that a stranger has gotten into the hangar where the X-15 is located creates suspicion of sabotage. As Mike's training for the flight progresses, he begins to realize it is not only the ship that is in danger, but his life as well.
Excitement, thrills, and the true-to-life training of astronauts are to be found in this story following the adventures of Mike Mars Astronaut.« less