Race for Rockets

Series 1 - Episode 1 Race for Rockets

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Summary

Fact-based drama revealing how America and the Soviet Union became locked in rivalry in a bid to create the most powerful rocket, focusing on the struggles between ex-Nazi Wernher von Braun in the American team, and Soviet project leader Sergei Korolev. The first programme focuses on America's attempts during World War Two to capture the secrets of Hitler's space programme before the Russians.

Cast & Crew

Director Chris Spencer
Series Producer Debbie Cadbury
Writer Chris Spencer
Drama Documentary