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A group of scientists decides to go for the conquest of the Moon. So, they undertake the construction of a torpedo rocket capable of holding a number of people. When all is ready, astronauts are designated : Wolf Helius, Walter Turner, Frieda Venten and Professor Gerog Hansfeldt. A young boy will accompany them as an assistant. The departure of the rocket takes place without incident, and after a turbulent trip, explorers land on the lunar ground. Things get complicated due to the disappearance of the Professor Gerog Hansfeldt, who left looking for gold, and the rivalry of Helius and Turner, both in love with Frieda.
All aboard to the moon
When they decide to return to Earth, they discover that due to damage of oxygen installations there will not be enough oxygen for all of the astronauts to return to earth. One of the men has to sacrifice. Frieda has to tell which of the two she loves.
The two rivals fight and after a struggle to the death to the edge of an abyss, Helius returns alone...
Spoiler ! the end of the story is revealed below…
Intoxicated by their love, Frieda and Helius decide to stay on the moon to create there a new humanity. The torpedo will return to the Earth piloted by a fifteen year old boy.