The second season of UFO was put into production
some two years after the first thanks to strong American ratings, then cancelled when the network concerned, CBS, backed out.
Space: 1999 was conceived as a method of salvaging the expensive and extensive pre-production work already carried on the
series. UFO: 1999, already planned to be on a much larger scale than its predecessor had metamorphosised into not only
the biggest television production of Gerry Anderson's career but the most expensive series ever produced.
The following articles are taken from FAB Issue's, produced by Fanderson.