The Right Stuff (2020 - )

The Right Stuff


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At the height of the Cold War in 1959, America fears it is a nation in decline as the Soviet Union dominates the space race. But, the U.S. government has a solution -- put a man in space. Newly-formed NASA is given the monumental task, and a group of the nation's best engineers estimate they'll need decades to accomplish the feat... but they only have two years.

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Aired Fri, Nov 20, 2020

The Right Stuff: Season 1, Flight

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Critics Consensus: The Right Stuff contains some grace notes in its depiction of America's first slate of astronauts, but this tired retread of Tom Wolfe's famed book mostly makes the wrong moves in revitalizing space race history for the modern era.

2020, Disney+, 8 episodes

Cast & Crew

Patrick J. Adams
John Glenn
Aaron Staton
Wally Schirra
Colin O'Donoghue
Gordon Cooper
Danny Strong
John "Shorty" Powers
Eloise Mumford
Trudy Cooper
Eric Ladin
Chris Kraft
Jake McDorman
Alan Shepard
James Lafferty
Scott Carpenter
Josh Cooke
Loudon Wainwright Jr.
Micah Stock
Deke Slayton
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Series Details

TV Network: Disney+
Premiere Date: Oct 9, 2020
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Mark Lafferty, Jennifer Davisson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Staples, Danny Strong, Howard Korder, Chris Long
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