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Rocket Men

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Bruce McCandless floating freely
© NASA, 1984

Watch Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV

An inspirational portrayal of the triumphs and tragedies punctuating the first 50 years of NASA's manned missions. From the pioneering Mercury launches to the daring Gemini project, the programme reveals the epic behind the scenes struggle that ultimately carried men to the Moon. Charting an adventure that culminates in the majestic space shuttle and the missions of today, Rocket Men goes beyond the hardware to focus on the men and women who are prepared to lay their lives on the line in the name of exploration. Beautiful sequences capturing the thrilling magic and mystery of a journey into space give audiences an astronaut's view of a rocket ride into orbit.

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