Space Race (2005– )

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The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race, leading up to the first moon landing. The series concentrates on ... See full summary »

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 Werner Von Braun (4 episodes, 2005)
Steve Nicolson ...
 Sergej Koroljov / ... (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Russian Cosmonaut (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Mishin / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Glushko (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Dieter Huzel / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Nina / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Narrator (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Gaidukov / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Staver (2 episodes, 2005)
Mikhail Gorevoy ...
 Derow / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Ingo Gottwald ...
 Propulsion Engineer (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Colonel Toftoy / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Rupert Wickham ...
 Debus (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Nedelin (2 episodes, 2005)
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The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race, leading up to the first moon landing. The series concentrates on Sergei Korolev, the Soviet chief rocket designer, and Wernher von Braun, his American counterpart, as their rivalry intensifies and the pressure to be the first builds. Written by badcommand

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14 September 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

O agonas gia tin kataktisi tou diastimatos  »

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€2,000,000 (estimated)
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(4 parts)

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Goofs

The Jupiter-C Redstone boosters shown all carry the production code "UE", which was only used for the extended Redstone (as part of the "Juno I" rocket) that carried Explorer 1 aloft. See more »

Quotes

Sergei Korolev: Without a rocket as powerful as the Saturn, we will *lose*
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Extremely poor in history details and unconvincing in play
14 April 2006 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

My comment is for the Russian version of Space Race named Bitva za Kosmos (Battle for Space) shown on Russia's First Channel on April 10-13, 2006. Bad translation could have ruined some details but I doubt it's the case. The number of factual errors is such that it's impossible to list them, especially in the first episode (the development of first missiles). Even the U.S. half of the film contains multiple errors and omissions. The audience is not told of any V-2/A-4 launches from the U.S. Three different Jupiter C rockets are launched with the same serial number 'UE' onboard. Apollo 1 is to be launched to the Moon, etc. In the Russian half, each and every person is ludicrous. Korolev is scared of NKVD, Glushko is saboteur and traitor, Mishin is alcoholic etc. Men as functions; no motivation, no life at all. Uniform and decorations are awful. Gagarin sings a frivolous song awaiting launch (I think this was added specially for Russian version).


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