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How long is the right stuff?
Last Updated: 16th June, 2020
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Hereof, how accurate was the right stuff?
No film is ever historically accurate in the sense that it captures the exact events, timelines, communication, and what not of whatever historical event in question. A film has to tell a story. And in this case especially, the writer and filmmakers had to compile the whole Gemini Mission into 192 minutes of film.
Additionally, what is the right stuff about? This adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Tom Wolfe chronicles the first 15 years of America's space program. By focusing on the lives of the Mercury astronauts, including John Glenn (Ed Harris) and Alan Shepard (Scott Glenn), the film recounts the dangers and frustrations experienced by those involved with NASA's earliest achievements. It also depicts their family lives and the personal crises they endured during an era of great political turmoil and technological innovation.
Keeping this in consideration, when did the right stuff take place?
The Right Stuff depicts Cooper arriving at Edwards in 1953, reminiscing with Grissom there about the two of them having supposedly flown together at the Langley Air Force Base and then hanging out with Grissom and Slayton, including all three supposedly being present at Edwards when Scott Crossfield flew at Mach 2 in
How many pages is the right stuff?
The Right Stuff (book)
|Media type||Print (hardcover & paperback)|