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Space Race

Race for Rockets (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 59 min | Documentary, Drama

Race For Rockets, spans 1944-1949. We see Wernher von Braun's work on the V-2 for the Nazis during the last years of the Second World War, his surrender to American troops and his move to the USA. We see Sergei Korolev's release from the ...See moreRace For Rockets, spans 1944-1949. We see Wernher von Braun's work on the V-2 for the Nazis during the last years of the Second World War, his surrender to American troops and his move to the USA. We see Sergei Korolev's release from the Gulag, and how he is set to work on Soviet rockets, first attempting to copy the V-2, then building a more efficient rocket of his own. Written by m See less
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Sep 14, 2005 (United Kingdom)
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Richard Dillane
Werner Von Braun Werner Von Braun   See fewer
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Steve Nicolson
Sergej Koroljov Sergej Koroljov   See fewer
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David Barrass
Grottrup Grottrup   See fewer
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Max Bollinger
Russian Cosmonaut (voice) Russian Cosmonaut (voice)   See fewer
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Stuart Bunce
Lev Gaidukov Lev Gaidukov   See fewer
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Radu Bânzaru
Russian major Russian major   See fewer
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Simon Day
Kammler Kammler   See fewer
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Oliver de la Fosse
Staver's Lieutenant Staver's Lieutenant   See fewer
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Mark Dexter
Staver Staver   See fewer
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Michael Gor
Serov (as Mikhail Gorevoy) Serov (as Mikhail Gorevoy)   See fewer
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Constantine Gregory
Khrushchev Khrushchev   See fewer
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Stephen Greif
Colonel Toftoy Colonel Toftoy   See fewer
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Ravil Isyanov
Glushko Glushko   See fewer
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Robert Lindsay
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Mariya Mironova
Nina Korolev Nina Korolev   See fewer
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Nicholas Rowe
R. V. Jones R. V. Jones   See fewer
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John Warnaby
Mishin Mishin   See fewer
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Tim Woodward
Nedelin Nedelin   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 34 votes