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Book of the Week, Red Moon Rising Episode guide

  1. America's Response

    5/5 Cold War tension increases after the successful launch.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2007

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  2. The Launch of Sputnik

    4/5 The world's first man-made satellite goes into orbit.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2007

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  3. Trials and Errors

    3/5 As rivalries simmer, pressure increases on Khrushchev's pet designer Korolev.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2007

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  4. Tension and Pressure

    2/5 Political pressure is brought to bear on the scientists to meet deadlines.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2007

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  5. Khrushchev's Secret Visit

    1/5 In the aftermath of World War II, the USSR is determined to build a long-range missile.

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2007

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