Of course, any salute to Space Patrol should have acknowledgement of its creators.
The series was conceived by British children’s book author and TV producer Roberta Leigh, who previously created the puppet series Torchy the Battery Boy (1958) and Sara and Hoppity (1962).
Learn about Ms. Leigh at her website. A 1998 interview has been posted online, July 9, 2021:
Update: Regretfully, Roberta Leigh died December 19, 2014, age 87. Her obituary is here.
The show’s co-producer and cinematographer, Arthur Provis, was interviewed in 2002. But his video interviews have been removed from YouTube.