Part 2 covers the years 1946-57. Included: U.S. and Soviet competition to launch the first satellite into space; and the launching of Sputnik I in 1957. Sergei Korolev: Steve Nicholson. Wernher von Braun: Richard Dillane.
Part 1 of four recalls the years 1944-49, including Wernher von Braun's work on the V-2 rocket in Germany and his move to the U.S.; and Sergei Korolev's initial work on Soviet rockets. Sergei Korolev: Steve Nicholson. Wernher von Braun: Richard Dillane.