The models of Fireball XL5
Alien manned spacecraft
Marc J. Frattasio
This is the alien space fighter featured in
The model appears to have been made from balsa wood with an aircraft kit's cockpit canopy and other small kit details added.
Here is the hypnotic sphere spacecraft featured in
This model appears to have been made using a round plastic or metal mesh Christmas ornament!
No early 60s space opera would have been complete without a flying saucer! This one was featured in
Believe it or not, this thing really was made from a common table saucer. Look very closely at the bottom half of the model!
Here is the gamma ray ship featured in
This was a very complex model which is difficult to see because it was painted black overall.
These are the ships used by invading aliens in their efforts to take over Space City in
At least four of these models were made using Revell B-58 'Hustler' jet bomber kits and other odds and ends.
Here is the magnetic powered space ship used by the Groverians in
This is a simple wooden model. A large scale section was made for use with the two Groverian alien puppets.
This Type 37H spacecraft was an Earth ship stolen by alien criminal Grothan Deblis in
This appears to be another aircraft or missile kit based model.
Kanerick's the Kemblan's ship, from
appears to be a modification of the standard Earth space tanker design seen in
and several other episodes of Fireball XL5
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