The first manned mission to Mars awaits in this alternative history of the US space programme. Dirk Magg's adaptation stars Laurel Lefkow.
President JF Kennedy survived the 1963 Dallas shootings. Now, as Project Apollo reaches the moon, he issues a new challenge - a manned mission to Mars.
Stephen Baxter's 1996 novel presents an alternative history of the US space programme.
Dramatised in five-parts by Dirk Maggs
Starring Laurel Lefklow as Natalie York, William Dufris as Mike Conlig, Michael Roberts as Gregory Dana, Vincent Marzello as Joe Muldoon, Frank Lazarus as Chuck Jones, Russell Bentley as Jim Dana and William Roberts as Ben Priest.
Music by Wilfredo Acosta.
Producer: Dirk Maggs
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.
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