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9 - Tom Swift and His Martian TerraVironment
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When Swift Enterprises loses out on a contract to build a settlement on the Moon, Tom decides to turn his energies to a farther target: a self-sustaining colony on the only planet in our solar system... More > that might be safe for man, Mars. Certainly there have been robotic visits by mankind to the Red Planet before, but never a large group of humans in an Earth-like environment as Tom envisions. Enlisting the help of every Enterprises employee he can find, Tom hand-builds an incredible 1 million square foot structure to house a colony of intrepid adventurers.
But, Mars is a devious planet, looking so similar to our own that people forget how treacherous it can be. And how inhospitable the outside world really is. While working on his TerraVironment structure he becomes involved in building of not one but two incredible aircraft, and finds that he and his father have two unseen enemies trying to ruin them.< Less