"Making of" Special from the UK DVD Box Set
Star Fleet Project is a project of Brian May, most famous as the guitarist from Queen, which resulted in an album with the same name. The project was released as the work of "Brian May + Friends", consisting of May, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alan Gratzer (of REO Speedwagon), Phil Chen (session bassist who played with Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart), and Fred Mandel (session keyboard player who also played as additional keyboard player on Hot Space World Tour and The Works). Roger Taylor, Queen's drummer, provided backing vocals for the title song. It was not meant for the tapes to be released and they had minimal mixing before release.
The year is 2999. Space War III has ended. The galaxy is once again enjoying a time of peace. Our solar system, with The Earth as its leader, is slowly rebuilding; attempting to forge new hope from the ashes of devastation. Star Fleet, the spearhead of Earth's defences, is commanded here, at the headquaters of EDF: Earth Defence Forces.
The X-Bomber has been forced to land on The Moon. Cripped, and the crew injured, can they survive the incoming attacks from the alien battle cruiser?
Earth Defence Forces are at the mercy of the Imperial Alliance who threaten the destruction of mankind if they don't hand over the F-01. Impulsively Lamia tells the enemy that she may be the F-01. What will Commander Makara do?
X-Bomber is escorting a convoy of freighters through the asteroid belt where several craft have disappeared. The Imperial Battle Cruiser sets a trap and lures them into the gaseous seas of Jupiter. Is there any way out for Dr. Benn and his crew?
Responding to a mysterious call from deep space, Lamia rendezvous with the intergalactic sailing ship Skull, but before they can meet, the Alliance attacks and Lamia can only watch helplessly. Will Commander Makara at last possess F-01?
X-Bomber is about to launch into deep space in search of the Skull when the Imperial Battle Cruiser renew their attack on Earth Defence Forces. Dr. Benn is ordered to engage the enemy. What new dangers await his crew in deep space?
Its energy drained, X-Bomber drifts helplessly in the vortex of a black hole. They are attacked remorselessly by the enemy. Can they counter-attack, or has Earth Defence Forces lost its last defence?
On the planet Alleria, volcanic eruption detonated by the Alliance threatens the safety of Dr. Benn and his crew. Why are the strange inhabitants of the planet preventing X-Bomber from taking off?
After a humiliating defeat by Star Fleet, Commander Makara and Captain Orion are summoned for execution by the Imperial Master. They beg for their lives. Will the Imperial master relent and allow them to continue their fight for the domination of the Earth?
X-Bomber touches down on the sea of trees, but the Alliance are not far behind, their strategy directed by a ruthless new officer who is sworn to destroy Dr. Benn and his crew. Is there any way they can escape the trap?
On a strange, devastated planet, Shiro and the crew of Dai-X respond to a call for help, but the planet is haunted by the curse of war, and our three young pilots are faced with a battle for their lives. Will Dai-X prevail?
Captain Carter, brainwashed by Commander Makara, attempts to destroy X-Bomber from within. Shiro Hagen is determined to confront his former tutor in single combat. There can only be one survivor. Who will he be?
X-Bomber continues the search fro the Skull in deep space, far beyond the reach of Star Fleet Command. The battle with the Imperial Alliance for possession of the F-01 goes on. Can Shiro Hagen escape the ghost of Captain Carter?
A message from the sailing ship Skull summons Lamia and Shiro to a dangerous rendezvous with the mysterious Captain Halley. Is Lamia in double jeopardy? Can Shiro protect her from an Alliance attack?
In deadly conflict with the Imperial Alliance, X-Bomber sustains critical damage to her life support systems. The planet Morphane offers refuge, but Commander Makara is determined to capture Lamia. Are the powers of F-01 beginning to manifest themselves?
Lamia is kidnapped by Commander Makara's soldiers and taken on board the Imperial Battle Cruiser. X-Bomber is badly damaged. Dr. Benn and his crew are helpless. They meet Captain Halley. Can he show them a way to rescue Lamia?
Lamia is held prisoner in the dungeons of the glacial planet, condemned by Commander Makara to life in death. Only Captain Halley can read her thoughts. Will he be able to direct X-Bomber to the Rainbow Galaxy? Or will Dr. Benn be too late?
X-Bomber finally reaches the glacial planet, directed there by Captain Halley. Lamia, rapidly losing strength, languishes in an underground dungeon. Shiro, Hercules, and Lee in Dai-X battle to rescue her, but time is running out. Will they be too late?
Two fiendish new weapons from Commander Makara's arsenal promise the death of F-01. Unknowingly, the crew of Dai-X carry the bionic assassin aboard X-Bomber. Lamia's life has never ben in greater danger as Kirara battles with cyborg.
Touchdown on the planet Callinian where a surprise reunion awaits Shiro Hagen and the crew of X-Bomber. Also, a royal reception! But will the peace-loving Callinians be overwhelmed as Caliban's ultimate weapon is unleashed?
The death ball wreaks havoc on the planet Callinian. Star Fleet battles desperately to overcome Caliban's ultimate scientific machine of destruction. Will Captain Halley and Shiro Hagen forget their differences and combine forces to defeat the Imperial Master?
X-Bomber travels at twice hyper speed to save the Earth, but they reckon without a last desperate challenge from Captain Orion and the Alliance Battle Cruiser. Both ships are badly damaged, but will X-Bomber now be too late to stop the Imperial Alliance?
Earth Defence Forces are pitted in a desperate battle against the overwhelming weaponry of the Imperial Master's fortress planet. The electric space net has enmeshed X-Bomber as it rushes to the rescue. Only the power of F-01 can save Earth.
Lamia confronts the Imperial Master at the arrival of the millennium, the full power of F-01 versus the awesome might of the Master himself. General Kyle of Earth Defence Forces knows that on the outcome of this battle depends the fate of the universe. Don't miss the final episode of Star Fleet!