Race for Satellites

Series 1 - Episode 2 Race for Satellites



Docu-drama focusing on how Wernher von Braun, once Hitler's leading rocket scientist, made a bid to launch the world's first satellite in America, unaware of his secret rival Sergei Korolev in the Soviet Union. This chief designer was also prepared to gamble everything to be first in space.

Cast & Crew

Wernher von Braun Richard Dillane
Sergei Korolev Steve Nicolson
Debus Rupert Wickham
Glushko Ravil Isyanov
Khrushchev Constantine Gregory
Mishin John Warnaby
Nedelin Tim Woodward
Nina Korolev Maria Mironova
Director Mark Everest
Series Producer Debbie Cadbury
Writer Mark Everest
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