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Stand by for Mars!

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet #232

by Carey Rockwell

Calling all boys and girls to Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and all points in outer space -- You, too, can be a part of the group of daring adventurers from the Space Academy who travel to mysterious lands in outer...

Hoiman and the Solar Circuit

by Gordon Dewey

They lifted Hoiman's scratch, thus causing him to lose much smoosh. So he grabbed his bum and hit the high orbit.

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Weels Within

by Charles V. de Vet

Never ask "Who am I and where do I come from?" The answers may not be what you'd expect!

To Each His Star

by Bryce Walton

"Nothing around those other suns but ashes and dried blood," old Dunbar told the space-wrecked, desperate men. "Only one way to go, where we can float down through the clouds to Paradise. That's straight ahead...

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The Ego Machine

by Henry Kuttner

When a slightly mad robot drunk on AC, wants you to join an experiment in optimum ecology—don't do it! After all, who wants to argue like Disraeli or live like Ivan the Terrible?

The Terrible Answer

by Arthur G. Hill

They came to Mars inquiring after the stuff of Empire. They got— The Terrible Answer.

Tree, Spare that Woodman

by Dave Dryfoos

The single thing to fear was fear—ghastly, walking fear!

Bride of the Dark One

by Florence Verbell Brown

The outcasts; the hunted of all the brighter worlds, crowded onto Yaroto. But even here was there salvation for Ransome, the jinx-scarred acolyte, when tonight was the night of Bani-tai ... the night of expiation...

The Altar at Midnight

by Cyril Michael Kornbluth

Doing something for humanity may be fine--for humanity--but rough on the individual!

Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet

by Harold Leland Goodwin

A thousand miles above Earth’s surface the great space platform sped from daylight into darkness. Once every two hours it circled the earth completely, spinning along through space like a mighty wheel of steel...

Homesick

by Lyn Venable

What thrill is there in going out among the stars if coming back means bitter loneliness?

A Thought For Tomorrow

by Robert E. Gilbert

Any intolerable problem has a way out—the more impossible, the likelier it is sometimes!

Vital Ingredient

by Charles V. de Vet

It is man's most precious possession—no living thing can exist without it. But when they gave it to Orville, it killed him. For the answer, read 1/M.

Accidental Flight

by Floyd L. Wallace

Outcasts of a society of physically perfect people, they couldn't stay and they couldn't go home again—yet there had to be some escape for them. Oddly enough, there was!

The Reluctant Weapon

by Howard L. Myers

A live weapon is a downright liability ... it's all too apt to get qualms of conscience!

The Clean and Wholesome Land

by Ralph Sholto

Utopia had been reached. All the problems of mankind had been solved. It was the perfect State. If you doubted it, you died.

The Ultroom Error

by Gerald Allan Sohl

Smith admitted he had made an error involving a few murders—and a few thousand years. He was entitled to a sense of humor, though, even in the Ultroom!

Beyond Lies the Wub

by Philip K. Dick

The slovenly wub might well have said: Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.

Acid Bath

by Vaseleos Garson

The starways' Lone Watcher had expected some odd developments in his singular, nerve-fraught job on the asteroid. But nothing like the weird twenty-one-day liquid test devised by the invading Steel-Blues.

Black Eyes and the Daily Grind

by Stephen Marlowe

The little house pet from Venus didn't like New York, so New York had to change.