Race to Space

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"Together they surprised America and made history."
  • PG
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 5.4  (939)

Based on the actual event of launching a Chimpanzee into space in 1961, this is the story of a lonely young boy who befriends the Chimp who will make the flight. Wilhelm, called Billy by friends, is the son of a German scientist working on the project. Billy discovers the plan to send a Chimp into space. To gain his silence, he is hired to help train Chimps for the mission. He becomes friends with Mac, the Chimp who is eventually selected for the mission. Billy becomes emotionally conflicted when he realizes that Mac may not return from the flight.

Race to Space
Description
Based on the actual event of launching a Chimpanzee into space in 1961, this is the story of a lonely young boy who befriends the Chimp who will make the flight. Wilhelm, called Billy by friends, is the son of a German scientist working on the project. Billy discovers the plan to send a Chimp into space. To gain his silence, he is hired to help train Chimps for the mission.

He becomes friends with Mac, the Chimp who is eventually selected for the mission. Billy becomes emotionally conflicted when he realizes that Mac may not return from the flight.

Race to Space is a 2002 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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  • Release Date
    2002
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 44 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (939)