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 Seven anticipate the release of the flight order soon.
Trudy meets aviator Jerrie Cobb, who wants Trudy’s help to form a women’s astronaut corp, with Trudy as one of the recruits.
The ringing in Shepard’s ear worsens. After a fellow test pilot dies, the Seven bond by sharing stories about their close calls with death. Cooper and Grissom resolve their past conflict.
Shepard confesses to Glenn that a photographer caught him in an indiscretion. Glenn helps bury the incident, but Shepard is angered that Glenn got NASA involved and accuses him of trying to sabotage Shepard’s reputation.
On the day to decide the flight order, the Seven are told that they will vote among themselves who will be first, and Shepard gets the spot.
The Right Stuff Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 30 October 2020.
- Running Time: 45 minutes (without adverts).
- Rating: 15.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.