Storyville - Knocking on Heaven's Door

Storyville - Knocking on Heaven's Door

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Summary

Film-maker George Carey marks the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's 1961 flight into space by exploring the origins of the mission. He investigates how the Russian programme was inspired by a mystic who claimed that science would make humans immortal, and discovers ideas from this era have survived communism and adapted themselves into modern scientific theory.

Cast & Crew

Director George Carey
Series Editor Nick Fraser
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