Space Race

The BBC used a combination of real footage, commentary and dramatization for this four-part series about one of the most exhilarating times in history. Spanning twenty years from the Second World War through to the lunar landings it exposes the ruthlessness and brilliance of the scientists 'racing' to create a rocket that would take astronauts to the moon. Two recklessly daring scientists head projects on both sides, the charismatic ex-Nazi, Wernher von Braun for the Americans, and the enigmatic Soviet project leader, known only as 'The Chief Designer'.

Year: 2005
Genre: Documentaries, General Docos, Political Docos, Universe & Space Docos
Country: UK
Director: Mark Everest, Christopher Spencer
Duration: 236 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Location in store: Documentary (Universe & Space)



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