Tintin and Captain Haddock travel to Khemed to rescue the Emir from the danger of arms smugglers who have overthrown his government.
Tintin and Captain Haddock try to stop a terrible refugee smuggling ring and end up trapped with the other prisoners out at sea.
Tintin investigates the mysterious illness that coincidentally falls upon all seven members of a South American expedition.
Tintin and captain Haddock discover that Professor Calculus has been kidnapped.
Tintin and the Captain travel to Peru in search of Professor Calculus.
In search for the prisoners and Professor Calculus, Tintin and Captain Haddock head for the "Temple of the Sun".
When Captain Haddock injures himself, he receives a surprise visit from Bianca Castafiore, who is preoccupied about her prized jewels.
When Bianca Castafiore's prized jewel disappears, Tintin secretly investigates the situation.
After receiving a telegram from Professor Calculus, Tintin and Captain Haddock travel to meet him at the atomic centre in Syldavia. They soon discover that the secret rocket ship documents have been stolen.
Tintin and Captain Haddock have been asked to be part of the expedition to the moon. As they help Professor Calculus prepare for the launch, Tintin persists in finding the internal spy.
Tintin, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and Wolff blast off to the moon. They soon discover that the Thompsons' have somehow slipped on board.
Tintin, Captain Haddock, Calculus, the Thompsons' and Wolff uncover the wonders of the moon. They also discover another person aboard the rocket ship who threatens to leave them all stranded on the moon.