Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell, first published in 1954, is the sixth book of the on-going adventures of Tom Corbett in the Space Cadet Stories.
When Tom Corbett and his two pals are assigned to monitor the three giant spaceships which are entered in the most famous race in all space history, an adventure begins which is bound to make your blood tingle. The race is to the spaceport of the planet Titan where rich crystal mines are located...
Unabridged. This edition includes 29 original illustrations.
Tom Corbett is the main character in a series of Tom Corbett — Space Cadet stories that were depicted in television, radio, books, comic books, comic strips, and other media in the 1950s. The stories followed the adventures of Corbett and other cadets at the Space Academy as they train to become members of the Solar Guard. The action takes place at the Academy in classrooms and bunkrooms, aboard their training ship the rocket cruiser Polaris, and on alien worlds, both within our solar system and in orbit around nearby stars.