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The Great Endeavors

Mar 23, 2019

In this episode we switch back over to the American side of the Space Race, following Wernher von Braun as he travels to the United States to begin working for America. Hurdles abound, but by the end of the episode the space race will be in full swing!

A couple of von Braun's Disney appearances are linked below.

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Mar 12, 2019

In this episode, we take a look at the life of Sergei Korolev leading up to his involvement in the Soviet space program. He will go from promising young engineer, to convicted traitor, to the best hope of the Soviet Union for beating the Americans into space, all in just a few years.

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Mar 3, 2019

Having covered the first steps of the Space Race from the American perspective, we now turn to see how the Soviets made due once they discovered that they were one step behind right out of the gate.

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Feb 24, 2019

In this second episode on the Space Race, we follow Major Robert Staver as he travels to war torn Europe in search of the V-2 Rocket and the German scientists responsible for it. Will he get to them before the Soviets? Let's find out!

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V-2 Rocket Images

Feb 24, 2019

Some pictures of what the V-2 rocket, developed by Wernher von Braun and his team in the early 1940's.