Bridges, Massen, Emery, Beery, and O'Brian are the crew of a spaceship bound for the moon. A meteor storm knocks them far off course and they end up landing on Mars. Exploring the planet, they find the ruins of a great civilization that was destroyed by nuclear war. Soon blind, mutated
survivors of this civilization appear and attack our intrepid quintet of explorers and by the time they get back to their ship they've been reduced to a trio. The rocketship blasts off and heads back to Earth, but--not being intended for such a long journey--it runs out of fuel short of home and,
after radioing a message back to base about the dangers of nuclear war, it crashes to Ea...