Trivia: The film's budget had been more than the first six Bond films added together, but Broccoli's gamble paid off. Upon release in the summer of 1979, the film enjoyed huge success globally, and the film easily recouped its budget.
Trivia: When Bond sets the explosive on his watch the time and date shown is the same as the time and date shown in the user manual you get when you buy the watch.
Trivia: Michael G. Wilson, executive producer, makes three cameo appearances in this film: one as a man outside Venini Glass, St Mark's Square; one as a man on a canal bridge whilst M and Bond talk; and one as a NASA technician in the central control room.
Trivia: One of the men in St Mark's Square is the director, Lewis Gilbert.
Trivia: The destruction of the space station model was done by firing a shotgun at it to simulate it blowing up. Only one piece of the model survives, and was on display in 2018 in London at The Bond in Motion Exhibition.
Trivia: The list of the locations given in the end credits includes Outer Space.
Trivia: Chang has only one line of dialogue in the whole film.