The Mike Mars Series
by Donald A. Wollheim

Mike Mars was an eight volume series following the outer space adventures of a young astronaut.
Initially published in dust jackets and various color composition bindings by Doubleday & Co, it was reprinted in paperback editions by Paperback Library in 1966.
The DJ books were profusely illustrated with full and partial page illustrations.
The artist for the DJ books was Albert Orbaan.

Donald Allen Wollheim (October 1, 1914 - November 2, 1990) was an American science fiction editor, publisher, writer, and fan. As an author, he published under his own name as well as under pseudonyms, including David Grinnell.
A founding member of the Futurians, he was a leading influence on science fiction development and fandom in the 20th century United States

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01: Mike Mars, Astronaut - 1961
Mike must battle a mysterious menace before he can rocket to the stars.

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03: Mike Mars at Cape Canaveral - 1961
Who was out to stop Mike from making a successful test in the space capsule?

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05: Mike Mars Flies the Dyna-Soar - 1962
Mike volunteers for a desperate mission in the space glider in order to rescue a trapped astronaut.

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07: Mike Mars and the Mystery Satellite - 1963
Mike must destroy the spy in the sky before the world is plunged into a space war!
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02: Mike Mars Flies the X-15 - 1961
Sabotage threatens to blow up America's newest rocket ship - with Mike at the controls!

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04: Mike Mars in Orbit - 1961
Will Mike regain control of his capsule or is he doomed to orbit the Earth forever?

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06: Mike Mars, South Pole Spaceman - 1962
Stranded on a polar icecap, Mike must prevent the Russians from discovering the secret of the Blue Scout rocket.

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08: Mike Mars Around the Moon - 1964
Mike must beat the Russians to the moon - or he can never return to Earth!