|01||Khrushchev's Secret Visit||20071001|
In the aftermath of World War II, the USSR is determined to build a long-range missile.
However, Russian scientists at the heart of the project have bolder plans.
|02||Tension And Pressure||20071002|
Tension mounts as political pressure is brought to bear on the scientists to meet deadlines.
|03||Trials And Errors||20071003|
As rivalries among the scientists simmer, pressure increases on Khrushchev's pet designer Korolev.
|04||The Launch Of Sputnik||20071004|
The world's first man-made satellite goes into orbit.
|05 LAST||America's Response||20071005|
Cold War tension increases after the successful launch.