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Men Into Space 

The adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.
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William Lundigan ...  Col. Edward McCauley 38 episodes, 1959-1960
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The adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

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USA

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English

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30 September 1959 (USA) See more »

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Space Challenge See more »

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Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA See more »

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(38 episodes)

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Each episode of this series was budgeted at $50,000. See more »

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In the exterior shots of space, the stars are depicted as moving. In reality the stars would not have any apparent motion even from a moving space vehicle. See more »

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Narrator: No matter where he travels, one thing will always be the same: man himself. Human nature will not change in the strange outposts of space. There will always be love and hate, courage and fear, and even greed. This is the story of an expedition to a distant world that was brought to the brink of disaster by one man's greed.
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A lot of fun
27 July 1999 | by KirasjeriSee all my reviews

But it was as adult as could be expected. A fine depiction of men (and women? I forget) on the moon operating from space bases. Forty years later we STILL have no moon bases! I remember best the great fear they all had about their space suits being punctured (what WOULD happen, besides "instant death"?). A well done drama. Never rerun, unfortunately.


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