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The Right Stuff (2020)

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The race to be first in space.


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.

  1. Mark Lafferty


Series Cast

  1. Jake McDorman as Alan Shephard

    Jake McDorman

    Alan Shephard

    8 Episodes

  2. Patrick J. Adams as John Glenn

    Patrick J. Adams

    John Glenn

    8 Episodes

  3. Colin O'Donoghue as Gordon Cooper

    Colin O'Donoghue

    Gordon Cooper

    8 Episodes

  4. Eloise Mumford as Trudy Cooper

    Eloise Mumford

    Trudy Cooper

    8 Episodes

  5. James Lafferty as Scott Carpenter

    James Lafferty

    Scott Carpenter

    8 Episodes

  6. Nora Zehetner as Annie Glenn

    Nora Zehetner

    Annie Glenn

    8 Episodes

  7. Eric Ladin as Chris Kraft

    Eric Ladin

    Chris Kraft

    8 Episodes

  8. Patrick Fischler as Bob Gilruth

    Patrick Fischler

    Bob Gilruth

    8 Episodes

  9. Aaron Staton as Wally Schirra

    Aaron Staton

    Wally Schirra

    8 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2020 • 8 Episodes

The first season starts at the height of the Cold War. To combat a national sentiment of fear and decline, the U.S. government conceives of NASA’s Project Mercury, igniting a space race with the Soviets and making instant celebrities of a handful of the military’s adrenaline-fueled test pilots.


(1x8, November 20, 2020) Season Finale

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The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff


Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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