|Belmont SF paperback, Nov 1968. Illustration by Jack Gaughan.|
"There had been two attempts to blast it with atomic bombs, but it was aloft now, floating grandly around the earth. - this was the space platform. The crew badly needed food, air, water and means of self-defense. It was up to Joe Kennmore to make the first flight to carry a cargo into outer space; but the opponents of the platform hadn't given up..."