Phoenix on the Shoulder of Orion
by Lloyd R Martin
This book tells of man’s first mission to Mars, already started by NASA as the Orion program. There are problems three people die, and a woman is lost in space. The space ship that is to take them to Mars is being built by robots. The ‘Phoenix’ makes the 35 million mile journey to the red planet. The landers find a secret, the robots turn on them. By devious means they get back to earth.