The incredible story of the early days of the U.S. space program, based on the iconic bestseller by Tom Wolfe. At the height of the Cold War, newly-formed NASA selects seven of the military’s best test pilots to become astronauts. Competing to be the first in space, these men achieve the extraordinary, inspiring the world to turn towards a new horizon of ambition and hope.
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Wernher Von Braun (R) played by Sacha Seberg and team in the block house during a Mercury-Redstone test launch in National Geographic's THE RIGHT STUFF streaming on Disney+. (Credit: National Geographic/Gene Page)
John Glenn, played by Patrick J. Adams, speaks to Bobby Kennedy on the telephone about the upcoming presidential election and the space program in National Geographic's THE RIGHT STUFF streaming on Disney+. (National Geographic/Gene Page)
L to R: Scott Carpenter played by James Lafferty and Rene Carpenter played by Jade Albany Pietrantonio meet Dr Jerome Wiesner played by Todd Allen Durkin during a New Year's Eve party in National Geographic's THE RIGHT STUFF streaming on Disney+. (National Geographic/Gene Page)