Lunar Module 32 is destroyed when a limpet craft operated bu the aliens attaches itself to its side and blows it up. The wreckage is widespread. Straker then orders a clean-up operation to rid the countryside of all craft detritus. However, this is not enough for General James Henderson, the chief of the International Astro-Physical Commission, who believes that SHADO should be disbanded. Written by
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Henderson's middle initial is revealed to be "L". See more
The limpet UFO is shown hiding behind the S-IVB third stage of Apollo 8 still in Earth orbit in 1981, when the episode is set. However, all of the Moon-bound Apollo S-IVB stages boosted the spacecraft out of Earth orbit towards the Moon which then placed them into a Heliocentric orbit. Thus, Apollo 8's S-IVB-503N has been in orbit around the Sun since December 22, 1968. See more