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Race for Rockets 

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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Richard Dillane ... Werner Von Braun
Steve Nicolson Steve Nicolson ... Sergej Koroljov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Barrass David Barrass ... Grottrup
Max Bollinger ... Russian Cosmonaut (voice)
Stuart Bunce ... Lev Gaidukov
Radu Bânzaru ... Russian major
Simon Day Simon Day ... Kammler
Oliver de la Fosse ... Staver's Lieutenant
Mark Dexter ... Staver
Michael Gor ... Serov (as Mikhail Gorevoy)
Constantine Gregory ... Khrushchev
Stephen Greif ... Colonel Toftoy
Ravil Isyanov ... Glushko
Robert Lindsay ... Narrator
Mariya Mironova Mariya Mironova ... Nina Korolev
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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 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

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Documentary | Drama

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English | Russian | German

Release Date:

14 September 2005 (UK) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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When Von Braun is talking to the Rotarian Club he draws a diagram on the blackboard with four lines coming out from the central body. When the shot cuts to the reporter and back there are only three lines. When it cuts to the reporter and back again there are four lines again. See more »

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