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Terror by Satellite

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Country  United Kingdom
Publication date  1964
Pages  159
Author  Hugh Walters
Publisher  Faber and Faber
Language  English
Media type  Print (Hardback)
Originally published  1964
Page count  159
Cover artist  Leslie Wood
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Series  Chris Godfrey of U.N.E.X.A
Genres  Novel, Science Fiction, Speculative fiction
Similar  Works by Hugh Walters, Chris Godfrey of UNEXA books

Terror by Satellite is a juvenile science fiction novel, the seventh in Hugh Walters' Chris Godfrey of U.N.E.X.A. series. It was published in 1964, in the UK by Faber and in the US by Criterion Books. Later published in Portugal by Galeria panorama under the name Pânico no satélite

Plot summary

Tony Hale, skilled engineer and amateur radio ham, smuggles a home-made transceiver on board an Earth-orbiting satellite during his tour of duty. This proves invaluable as the commander of the satellite, Hendriks, is a megalomaniac and demands to be made 'Dictator of the World'. To back up this demand, he begins destroying swathes of the Earth's surface using a radiation beam. The only secure link between the Earth and the satellite is Tony's radio.


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