When the sun's pull becomes greater than the escape speed of the jet boat, the boat would never clear.
The jet boat had not been refueled after their raid on the jet liner.
And then, as though through a billowing mist, he saw the jet boat ahead of him and the rope tied to his ship.
The three cadets climbed into the jet boat, Tom taking the pilot's seat.
He locked the clear plastic airtight covering of the jet boat and began flicking at the control buttons.
"That could be Tom and Astro in that jet boat," said Roger softly to himself.
He flipped the audiophone switch in the jet boat and spoke into a small mike.
Don't forget to leave one man in the jet boat while the other is making the test.
The two cadets raced back to the jet boat and blasted off immediately.
Keep your audio communicator in the jet boat on at all times.