Faster Than Light is the 32nd produced episode and the 32nd broadcast episode of the series Fireball XL5.
When the stabilisers of Fireball XL5 break down, supplies to Space Station Nine are in jeopardy. The spacecraft travels faster than light, through the light barrier, and the crew find themselves in a sea of air and are able to repair XL5 without the use of oxygen pills. Zoonie is suddenly grabbed by a giant bird, but Steve Zodiac is able to kill it with his ray gun. When they go back through the light barrier, Venus is unconscious, Rescue ships from Space City escort XL5 back to base where Venus recovers.