Between 1953 and 1958, millions of people tuned in to the radio adventures of Jet Morgan and his crew as they left earth to investigate the universe. The success of the series, reached amazing heights, retaining the record of being the last radio programme to surpass its television rival in the ratings. The series was translated into 17 languages and broadcast worldwide. Chilton went on to write three best selling novels based on the ground breaking radio series.
The Red Planet
Blast Off! to new heights of adventure and excitement with Jet Morgan and the crewmen of the spaceship Discovery, made famous in Charles Chilton’s thrill-packed BBC radio series.
In this book, Jet leads the first fleet of rocketships to reach across space from the Moon to the ‘Red Planet’. Mars, But right from the beginning the expedition was ill-omened. Uncanny happenings were to test their courage to breaking point, both on the long space flight and on the hostile planet itself.