Parallel accounts of the space race from American astronaut David Scott and RUSSIAn cosmonaut Alexei Leonov.
Read by Bob Sherman and Boris Isarov Abridged by Richard Hamilton Produced by Emma HardingAs children, Texan-born scott and Siberian-born Leonov both dream of becoming pilots.
Leonov becomes the first man to walk in space.
David Scott and his commander Neil Armstrong face near disaster on the Gemini 8 Mission.
In 1971, David Scott commands the Apollo 15 mission, spending three days on the surface of the moon.
Alexei Leonov commands the Soyuz spacecraft in the joint Apollo-Soyuz mission of 1973.