Itistheyear 3000. At an unimaginable velocity a spaceshipspeedsthroughtheuniverse: „Orion VIII“ under Cliff Allister McLane's command. All politicalproblemsonearthhavebeensolved. A singleworldgovernment has beenestablished and thesea-bottomas well astheneighbouringstars in theGalaxyhavebeenconqueredforlivingspace. However, mankindisconstantlybeingthreatenedbyout-of-spaceenemies. A spaceshipwith a crewoffourmen and onewomancomprises a small link in a hugesecuritychainresponsibleforprotectingtheearth from surpriseattacks. Weexperience and accompanythespaceship „Orion“ ononeofthemostdaringadvertureseverto be dreamedofbymankind; in „SpacePatrol“. „„SpacePatrol“, an utopianfairy-tale, is also oneofthebiggestadventures in thehistoryof German television. Incorporating a large-scaletechnicalset-up, it was filmedatthe Bavaria Atelier Gesellschaft in Munich-Geiselgasteig, in co-productionwiththe French televisonstadion (ORTF). Thefollowing German broadcastingstationshave also beenpartners in thisenterprise: WDR, SDR, NDR, SWF. In the fall of 1966 thesevenseriesof„TheFantasticAdventures Of TheSpaceShip Orion“ havebeentransmitted in Germany and France, after whichtheprogram was shown in manycountries all over theworld. Without a doubt, theastronautic-soundof Peter Thomas' score for„SpacePatrol“ was boundtoconquertheworld just asthetelevisionseries will.