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Tom Swift on the Phantom Satellite
by Victor Appleton II [pseudonym]; illustrated by Graham Kaye.

Published 1956 by Grosset & Dunlap in New York, NY .
Written in English.

About the Book

Consternation and panic grip the world as a strange new moon shoots earthward. Millions of people are relieved when the weird, glowing runaway moon in the sky finally goes into orbit 50,000 miles from earth.

Tom Swift Jr., who has developed a machine that will produce artificial earth-type gravity in the airless void of space, makes plans to explore this new satellite. In the gigantic, atomic spaceship Titan, Tom and his associates land on the mysterious moonlet and claim the bleak but fabulously rich possession for the United States.

While exploring the satellite to pinpoint the best location for setting up the young inventor's atmosphere-making machine, Swift expedition scouts discover a spaceship belonging to a hostile nation. Claiming first right to the moon because of prior landing, the foreign scientists try every means to annihilate Tom and his group.

How Tom succeeds in proving the Brungarian claim invalid, and saves his associates from being set adrift in outer space, will keep the reader spellbound to the very last page of this spine-tingling adventure.

Edition Notes

Description from the dust jacket.

Series
Tom Swift Jr. #9
Genre
Juvenile fiction.

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
214 p., ill.
Number of pages
214
Dimensions
20 cm

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL12951077M
Internet Archive
tomswiftonphanto00iivi
ISBN 10
941895429X
ISBN 13
9789418954297
OCLC/WorldCat
4678341
Goodreads
437978

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