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Race For Satellites

Docudrama series telling the story behind the Cold War race to put man into space. Werhner von Braun hopes to launch the world's first satellite in the USA.

Four-part docudrama series revealing the untold true story behind the Cold War race to put man into space. Werhner von Braun, once Hitler's leading rocket scientist, is now in America where he hopes to launch the world's first satellite. He has no idea of his secret rival in the Soviet Union, Sergei Korolev, whose existence is a closely guarded state secret. Like von Braun, Korolev is prepared to gamble everything to be first in space.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 30 Mar 2008 02:35

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  • Sun 30 Mar 2008 02:35