Space Odyssey

Space Odyssey

The 4-Player version of this game is Williams' 1976 'Space Mission'. The back-glass for Space Odyssey was very clearly an adaptation of Robert McCall’s poster art for Stanley Kubrick’s film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and speculation that a lawsuit was forthcoming (following Kubrick’s suit against the Space: 1999 TV series) may have prematurely halted production of these machines.

It’s Featured in Pinball 1: Page 243; Tilt the Pinball Book: Page 102; The Pinball Compendium 1970-1981: Page 91; Pinball!: Page 135; Pinball Snapshots: Pages 192-195. Also printed in the Pinball Flyer Reference Book S-Z.1976 Williams.

It has 2 pop bumpers, 2 kick-out holes, 2 ball kickers, 2 stand up targets, 1 spinning target and a swinging target that goes back and forth from left to right when the game is on. Measures 71×52.25×30.75?

Design team

Game Design: Steve Kordek

Game details

June 1976
(Electro) Mechanical
4,300 produced
$1390 - $1610
Mechanical Reels


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Price history

Price estimate

This game has been listed a total number of 37 times on the Pinside Marketplace, most recently on 2023-03-02.

This past year, we've seen it listed 5 times. The asking price was $0.

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Pinside rating

This game has received 31 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 8.015 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #81 in the Pinside EM Top 100.

Rating comments

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Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

133 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

69 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

11 public locations to play this machine.

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