The Moonbase Alpha Technical Notebook!

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I STILL want this.

Way back in the 70s, fan-made blueprints of SF settings ships and gear were REALLY popular. It all started with the Star Fleet Technical Manual from Franz Joseph, which provided a lot of unofficial Star Trek technical specifications (some of which became “canon” when it was used on screens in Star Trek: The Motion Picture). When Star Wars came out, they released a set of blueprints – which were basically the drawings used to build the sets and models. It sold like crazy, so all of a sudden “unofficial” blueprints were being seen as a way by producers of various franchises to make extra money

Here’s one of those cash-ins, The Official Moonbase Alpha Technical Notebook. And if you don’t know what this is from, then get off my yard.

While I don’t have a physical copy, the fans on the ‘net have graciously scanned and posted the whole thing. Get those Eagles in the air!

Here’s the Starlog Press ad:

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