DVD Video, approx. 70 minutes
Stock Number: D108
This visually impressive, informative and fascinating look at the American and Soviet Russian space exploration programs, from World War II to the 1970s, highlights the pivotal role played by German scientists, engineers and specialists. This video disc includes riveting footage of the world’s first long range space rocket, the German V2, the first earth-orbiting satellite, Sputnik, and the first manned moon landing in 1969.
Also includes interviews with such key figures as Wernher von Braun, whose passion and long-range vision was crucially important in the US space program, his brother, Magnus von Braun, Walter Dornberger, Kurt Debus, and the American John Medaris.