Great Explorers in Space (Ed Reads Short Sci-fi, vol. I)
‘The Pioneer’ by Irving E. Cox
The greatest explorer of them all returns to Earth and finds the world upside down!
‘Flight Perilous’ by Ray C Noll A trip through the Asteroid Belt. They must make it to the other side. But will they?
‘Ask a Foolish Question’ by Robert Sheckley Douglas Adams foreshadowed.
‘The Vegans Were Curious’ by Winston Marks Alien explorers come to Earth to investigate radioactivity. They discover - *cough – something else.
‘The Cosmic Snare’ by Milton Lesser A couple working the great gate of sub-space receive an unwanted guest.
‘Meeting at the Summit’ by Ivar Jorgenson Humankind en route to the stars. The United States President receives visitors with grave requisites.
‘The Voyage of Vanishing Men’ by Stanley Mullen The great unknown. But just what happened to Braun’s crew. Why did he come back alone?
‘Problem Planet’ by R. R. Winterbotham Three people alone. Two men argue over a woman. The best solution found.
‘The Last Plunge’ by S. J. Sackett What lies below the atmosphere of Uranus? What creatures lurk in its atmosphere? How can they be exploited for money?
‘Planet of Doom’ by Stephen Marlowe As a galactic reporter Jane Crowley knew she had hold of the biggest story of the year; but thousands of people were in peril.
‘Beware the Star Gods’ by S. J. Byrne Kuru stood his ground bravely as the ship flamed down from the sky. Truly this was a great and terrible moment.
‘Rocket Summer’ by Ray Bradbury The first great rocket flight into space, bearing intrepid pioneers to the Moon. The world's ecstasy flared into red mob-hate when President Stanley canceled the flight. How did he get that way? - Summary by Edmund Bloxam
Genre(s): Science Fiction, Anthologies
|Play 01||The Pioneer||Irving E. Cox, Jr.||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 02||Flight Perilous!||Ray C. Noll||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 03||Ask a Foolish Question||Robert Sheckley||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 04||The Vegans Were Curious||Winston K. Marks||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 05||The Cosmic Snare||Stephen Marlowe||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 06||Meeting at the Summit||Ivar Jorgensen||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 07||The Voyage of Vanishing Men||Stanley Mullen||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 08||Problem Planet||Russell Robert Winterbotham||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 09||The Last Plunge||Samuel John Sackett||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 10||Planet of Doom||Stephen Marlowe||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 11||Beware the Star Gods||Stuart J. Byrne||Etext||Edmund Bloxam
|Play 12||Rocket Summer||Ray Bradbury||Etext||Edmund Bloxam