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Episode 2

Helen Keen presents her off-beat but true account of the history of space flight, aided by Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane. This week how Wernher Von Braun went from SS officer to American space supremo to Disney children's presenter; America's home-grown rocket genius Jack Parsons and his unhealthy interest in Satanism; and the surprising story of Fix the French Space Cat.

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill
Produced by Gareth Edwards

It Is Rocket Science is performed by Helen Keen and stars Peter Serafinowicz as the Voice of Space, with all other parts played by Susy Kane.

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13 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Nov 2016 09:30


Role Contributor
PerformerHelen Keen
ActorPeter Serafinowicz
ActorSusy Kane
ProducerGareth Edwards
WriterHelen Keen
WriterHelen Keen

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