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Rocket Science (2002–2003)

TV Series | 46 min | Documentary

Rocket sleds scream across the New Mexico desert. Air Force pilots soar to the edge of space, and one even parachutes back, breaking the sound barrier as he does so. American astronauts prepare for their first steps into space, neck and ...See moreRocket sleds scream across the New Mexico desert. Air Force pilots soar to the edge of space, and one even parachutes back, breaking the sound barrier as he does so. American astronauts prepare for their first steps into space, neck and neck with their competition in the U.S.S.R. Rocket Science is a 13 part series that details mankind's first earliest adventures in space, as told by the men and women who made it happen. Chuck Yeager, Scott Crossfield, Buzz Aldrin, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Gordon Cooper, Christopher Kraft, Gene Kranz, Sy Liebergot, Jim Lovell, Gene Cernan and many others, with special commentary by Andrew Chaikin and Walter Cronkite. Narrated by Graham Greene. Written by Michael Lennick See less
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Sep 25, 2002 (Canada)

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8.3 / 10 | 22 votes