America's Secret Space Heroes is a History Documentary programme.

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America's Secret Space Heroes

In 1961, the USSR dominates the space race. President Kennedy challenged his space agency, Nasa, to land a man on the moon. Led by the designer of the Nazi's V2 rocket, Wernher von Braun, by then an American rocket scientist, engineers across America worked together to build a rocket that would get them to a seemingly impossible destination.

Genre: History Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is America's Secret Space Heroes next on TV?

It's next showing on Smithsonian Tomorrow, 3:00am and on Smithsonian Tomorrow, 4:00am. See more...