|01||01||The Only Way Is Up||20030625||By 1960, British rockets were amongst the best in the world and Dan Dare was poised to become a reality.|
So why was he beaten into space by Laika the dog and why was Britain left firmly on the ground, straining it's neck, as others raced into orbit?
|01||02 LAST||Dan Daren't||20030702||Three decades ago Britain's satellite launcher flew for the last time.|
Not so much a giant leap for mankind as a small step taken by rather cold feet.
Nowadays the only people attempting to reach space from Britain are amateur rocketeers and optimistic entrepreneurs, so Tony Hawks sets off to meet Britain's own rocket men.