A century ago very few people dreamed of space travel. Today it is the most daring and technologically sophisticated quest ever undertaken, being driven not just by government agencies such as NASA and ESA, but also by visionaries such as Richard Branson (Virgin Galactic), Elon Musk (SpaceX) and Jeff Bezos (Blue Origin). To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing, this major docudrama se
To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing, this major docudrama series (from B7 Media in association with Boffin Media) charts the definitive story of the past, present and future of humankind’s exploration of space. Narrated by Kate Mulgrew (Golden Globe-nominee, Emmy-nominee, Orange is the New Black, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Nemesis).
With unprecedented access THE SPACE RACE gives listeners access to Virgin Galactic’s space programme in the Mojave Desert, features conversations with Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan, Sergei Krikalev, Tim Peake and numerous key players at mission control, and pulls back the curtain on untold aspects of the space-exploration story.
THE SPACE RACE uses archive, original interviews, dramatic reconstructions and first-hand accounts to tell the story of mankind’s first amazing steps off our world towards the future of our civilization.
THE SPACE RACE was a B7 Media production in association with Boffin Media for Audible Originals
Narrated by Kate Mulgrew
Writers Richard Kurti, Patrick Chapman and Colin Brake
Original Music Imran Ahmad
Sound Design and Post Production Kirsty Gillmore and Alistair Lock
Sound Engineer Rohan Onraet and Elliott Elsey
Production Co-ordinator Fiona McAlpine
Script Consultant Stephen Gibson
Assistant Producer Julia Johnson
Production Manager (Audible) Hayley Nathan
Series Line Producer Helen Quigley
Producer Sue Nelson
Executive Producer (B7 Media) Andrew Mark Sewell
Executive Producer (Audible) Katie Arlett and Steve Carsey
Series Producer(s) Richard Hollingham and Andrew Mark Sewell