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Conflict in Space

Episode 2 of 14

Orbiter 2's crew discover why their sister ship has been disabled and who is responsible. Stars Andrew Crawford. From October 1959.

The crew of Orbiter 2 discover why their sister ship has been disabled - and who is responsible.

BD Chapman's adventure in the conquest of space in 14 parts.

Stars John Carson as Captain Bob Britton, Andrew Crawford as Captain Douglas McClelland, Barrie Gosney as Flight Engineer Hicks, Donald Bisset as Colonel Kent, : Arthur Lawrence as the UFO Commander, John Matthews as the Radio Operator: and Francis Hall as Control Officer Camm.

Shaped like a giant wheel and code-named 'Orbiter X', once constructed, the prefabricated space station is designed to circle Earth, travelling in a rapid polar orbit, boasting synthetic gravity, produced by the rotation around the central hub.

Producer: Charles Maxwell

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1959.

30 minutes

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