A look at the Lunar Module

The Lunar Module could be considered as the ‘workhorse’ of SHADO’s space operations. The only craft capable of transporting supplies, equipment and crew to Moonbase, it features in many of the episodes and is a typical product of the design team with its chunky, yet streamlined frame and large cargo compartment. A modelmaker’s delight, and good fun to draw as well! There are several accounts that purport to give an…

1st June 2015
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Exposed: Drabbles

1st June 2015

1. Paul Foster climbed into the jet. Jim, his co-pilot, started the check procedure. “Take off in two minutes.” “Roger”, Foster murmured. He had an uncomfortable feeling while the test plane rolled into her start position. “What’s the matter, Paul?” Jim asked while they waited for the take-off clearance from the tower. “Don’t know, but … last night I had the nightmare of the UFO again.” “Oh that”, his comrade…

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Ed Straker reads your stars

1st June 2015

Commander Ed Straker reads your stars: This month, due to the increased activity from the alien foe, I have asked a reliable member of the organisation to give a personal astrological reading for each star sign. He has taken time from his very busy schedule to calculate these readings and I trust that Herald readers will find them satisfactory. The June Horoscope Capricorn: 22nd Dec – 19thJan The weekend is…

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‘Girlie’ Issue

17th August 2012

Welcome to this edition of the Ed Straker Herald, sub-titled the ‘girlie’ one by several journalists. I must assure serious readers that this issue does not contain the usual articles that one finds in the glossy ‘Celeb’ magazines that are so popular. I have striven to maintain our high standards and as a result I have removed several articles that seemed to be primarily concerned with either the most effective…

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