Eagle Transporter -
Spacecraft featured on the syndicated science fiction
thermo-nuclear explosion blasted the moon out of
earth's orbit in the year 1999, the members of Moonbase Alpha, a research center of 311 men and
women trapped on the lunar surface, were sent on
a destinationless journey through space.
their predicament, their "Eagle" spacecrafts
used for transport and battle assisted the
survivors in times of need.
Each Eagle was equipped with both vertical (for
take off and landing) and horizontal (travel
through space) thruster rockets and
belly-mounted lasers (for use in flight) and top
mounted lasers (for ground defense). The front
compartment of each Eagle could be jettisoned
from the main body of the ship in case of
Three separate models were built for shooting
the spaceship's exterior. The largest one was
four foot long. All the special effects were
filmed in miniature scale settings using photo
cut outs for backgrounds.
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