Space Race

28/11/2005
  |  Buy to Own: 28/11/2005
  |  240 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Docum-drama series from the BBC exploring the extraordinary race between the Russians and the Americans to put a man into space, and a man on the moon. Beginning in the aftermath of the Second World War, when Nazi rocket scientists were secretly bought up to help both countries develop their own rocket technology, the docu-drama follows the experiments, rivalries and risks that went into the programme that put the Soviet Sputnik craft into space, and that eventually put Neil Armstrong on the moon.