Revealing mistake: Most of the time, as the Eagles are taking off, landing, or flying, the wires used to accomplish these actions are visible.
Space: 1999 (1975)
Episode list - season 1
Starring: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton
Helena Russell: With a history like that, who wants to go back to Earth anyway?
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.
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?
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Answer: Not necessarily - The gravitational fields of Earth and the Sun could have deflected the moon away from the solar system.