Character mistake: The Eagle Koenig flies is called Eagle One. However, the number on the door behind him is plainly a four, meaning Eagle Four.
Space: 1999 (1975)
Starring: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton
Suggested correction: This happens a lot. The number on the door is not the number of the Eagle, it's the number of the command module. The super structure and drive systems are Eagle One. Even then, there has been several Eagle Ones destroyed or lost. Eagle One is assigned its designation by the head of Recon, Alan Carter.
Revealing mistake: Many times throughout the series, the wires that hold up and control the models of the Eagles are easily seen.
Revealing mistake: Most of the time, as the Eagles are taking off, landing, or flying, the wires used to accomplish these actions are visible.
Trivia: All through the run of the first season, the multiple banks of red, white, and black input keys have no numbers, letters, or symbols of any kind, but information can be accurately input.
Commander John Koenig: Now we're sitting on the biggest bomb man's ever made.
Balor: How can you value life if you do not fear death?
Helena Russell: With a history like that, who wants to go back to Earth anyway?
Question: Assuming that Moonbase Alpha is on the side facing the Earth (which is seen on the horizon over the base in the pilot episode "Breakaway"), making travel to it and back easier, and the nuclear waste on the far side, away from Earth, wouldn't the explosion propel the moon towards the Earth, thereby dooming Alpha to certain destruction?
Answer: Not necessarily - The gravitational fields of Earth and the Sun could have deflected the moon away from the solar system.
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