The Right Stuff is an American historical drama television series, loosely based on the 1979 book of the same name by Tom Wolfe and its 1983 movie adaptation, that premiered on 09 October 2020 on Disney+.
It explores the origins and growth of the United States’ space programme.
The Russian space programme achieves another milestone when their probe takes pictures of the far side of the moon.
NASA brings in rocket scientist and former Nazi Werner von Braun, who clashes with Kraft.
The Seven confront Gilruth over their role in programme.
Glenn spends Christmas lobbying for presidential candidate John F. Kennedy. Shepard and his wife, Louise, adopt Louise’s orphaned niece.
Cooper is contacted by his ex-lover, Lurleen, which forces his confrontation and reconciliation with Trudy.
The Right Stuff Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 23 October 2020.
- Running Time: 45 minutes (without adverts).
- Rating: 15.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.