Red Stuff: The True Story of the Russian Race for Space

Red Stuff: The True Story of the Russian Race for Space

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Despite the fact that the United States was ultimately considered the "winner" of the so-called Space Race when its astronauts became the first to set foot on the moon, the fact remains that, from 1957-1965, the Soviets were leaps and bounds beyond their American counterparts in terms of space knowledge. In this intriguing documentary, filmmakers explore the marked… See more details below

Overview

Despite the fact that the United States was ultimately considered the "winner" of the so-called Space Race when its astronauts became the first to set foot on the moon, the fact remains that, from 1957-1965, the Soviets were leaps and bounds beyond their American counterparts in terms of space knowledge. In this intriguing documentary, filmmakers explore the marked determination and formidable talents of the early Soviet cosmonauts. In the revealing light of the Soviet Union's demise, history is open to exploration as never before, and many questions concerning its impressive space program are sure to be answered.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/15/2003
UPC:
0032031309395
Original Release:
2002
Rating:
NR
Source:
White Star
Presentation:
[Letterbox]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital]
Time:
1:40:00

Special Features

Special bonus feature: Starman - This is the definitive story of Yuri Gagarin, the first human being in history to leave the confines of our planet. Explore his fascinating life, from his difficult childhood during the Nazi invasions of World War II, through his years as a lieutenant in the Soviet Air Force, to his eventual triumph as the first man in space. Feature rare archival footage and interviews with family, friends, and former colleagues.

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [3:28]
2. Faster and Higher Than the Rest [5:09]
3. Greetings From the Chief Constructor [5:16]
4. The Eaglets Learn to Fly [7:35]
5. The First Victim [2:56]
6. Who Would Be First? [6:05]
7. A Prize Denied [:58]
8. Then Came Titov [2:45]
9. Telling the Wives [3:25]
10. Weightlessness [3:26]
11. The Race & the System [5:19]
12. Spacewalk [7:56]
13. Soyuz Tragedy [6:18]
14. Death Times Three [8:23]
15. For the Children [2:38]
16. Dreams & Honors [1:16]
17. Credits [5:27]
1. Prologue [3:30]
2. Young Yuri [4:35]
3. Sputnik and the Space Race [3:15]
4. The First Cosmonauts [2:40]
5. Gagarin and Titov [3:42]
6. Flight Preparations [3:09]
7. Let's Go! [7:30]
8. Pressures of Fame [5:56]
9. Scandal [4:06]
10. Power and Influence [2:48]
11. Loss of Respect [4:42]
12. The Last Flight [4:20]
13. Epilogue [1:30]

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