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Episode 2

From Nazi to Disney, Wernher von Braun's weird career trajectory. Quirky true history with Peter Serafinowicz. From March 2011.

Helen Keen's off-beat but true account of the history of space flight.

With Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane.

* 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

* The surprising story of Fix the French Space Cat

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2011.

21 days left to listen

15 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer Helen Keen
Actor Peter Serafinowicz
Actor Susy Kane
Producer Gareth Edwards
Writer Helen Keen
Writer Helen Keen

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