From the launch of the first artificial satellite to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights, prepare to be immersed and overwhelmed in the most accurate historic reconstruction of Man's first steps into space. Who were the men and women who took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, passion, and perserverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.
Produced by Mirage 3d of the Netherlands, Dawn of the Space Age begins with the launch of Sputnik and covers important Russian space history as well as the American Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programs. Along the way are glimpses of the Viking mission to Mars and the Voyager mission to the outer planets. The show concludes with a look at the International Space Station, the X-prize winning private space ship, and future Mars exploration.View the trailer