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Race For Survival

Docudrama series telling the story behind the Cold War race to put man into space. Wernher von Braun is determined to send the first man into space.

Four-part docudrama revealing the untold true story behind the Cold War race to put man into space. After the launch of the Soviet Sputnik in 1957, Wernher von Braun is determined to seize the lead and send the first man into space. But his rival in the Soviet Union, Sergei Korolev shares that vision. In contrast to the fanfare at NASA as the first American astronauts meet the press, recruitment of Soviet cosmonauts begins in secrecy that means those selected have no idea what their mission is.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 6 Apr 2008 01:50

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  • Sun 6 Apr 2008 01:50