Orbit Jet -
Spacecraft on the children's science fiction
series ROCKY JONES: SPACE RANGERS/NBC/SYN/1954.
Orbit Jet and
Silver Moon Spacecrafts
The Orbit Jet was one of two rocketships
flown by the
Space Rangers, a 21st century
galactic police force working for the
organization of planets known as the United
Worlds. Similar to a V-2 rocket, the Orbit Jet's
sleek silver frame used hyperdrive to propel
through the vast distances of space.
Its crew included:
- Chief Space Ranger, Rocky Jones (Richard Crane)
- Winky (Scott Beckett/Bill Lechner), the ship's copilot
- Bobby (Robert Lyden), a rookie Cadet in training.
The Orbit Jet launched and touched-down
vertically using its four stabilizer fins at the
ship's base as landing pads. The Space Rangers
alternate spacecraft was called the "Silver
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