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The Right Stuff (2020)

TV-14 Drama 45m

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. Patrick J. Adams

    Patrick J. Adams

    John Glenn

    8 Episodes

  2. Jake McDorman

    Jake McDorman

    Alan Shephard

    8 Episodes

  3. Colin O'Donoghue

    Colin O'Donoghue

    Gordon Cooper

    8 Episodes

  4. Eloise Mumford

    Eloise Mumford

    Trudy Cooper

    8 Episodes

  5. James Lafferty

    James Lafferty

    Scott Carpenter

    8 Episodes

  6. Nora Zehetner

    Nora Zehetner

    Annie Glenn

    8 Episodes

  7. Eric Ladin

    Eric Ladin

    Chris Kraft, Jr.

    8 Episodes

  8. Patrick Fischler

    Patrick Fischler

    Bob Gilruth

    8 Episodes

  9. Aaron Staton

    Aaron Staton

    Wally Schirra

    8 Episodes

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The Right Stuff

Project Mercury

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.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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