A Fall of Moondust

Clarke, Arthur C.  A Fall of Moondust.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1961. A moonship pleasure cruiser has gone down in the Sea of Thirst.  Stranded beneath tons of moondust, Captain Pat Harris and his passengers aboard the Selene struggle to survive as they quickly run out of air and luck.  A hastily thrown together rescue mission is underway, but can they even find the sunken ship in time?  Clarke pens a real page-turner that involves heartfelt drama and hardcore science on a beautiful but merciless moon.