Men Into Space (1959–1960)

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The more-or-less realistic 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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 Col. Edward McCauley (38 episodes, 1959-1960)
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The more-or-less realistic 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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(38 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Each episode of this series was budgeted at $50,000. 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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This program jump-started my interest in space and astronomy.........
5 August 1999 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

As a 7 year old, I was virtually glued to the TV set every night this program was on. I was probably too young to be objective, in terms of the poetic license taken by the writers, but at least to a young boy each episode seemed believable and fascinating. I understand that the Sci-Fi Channel may occasionally broadcast some of these re-runs. I'd like to see them on Video tape if they're ever made available.


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