Play Now The Right Stuff Season 1 Episode 3 “Single Combat Warrior”
Preparations are underway for an unmanned rocket launch, and Flight Director Chris Kraft works to get his mission control team ready. The Mercury Seven test in a MASTIF that simulates spinning in space, during which Shepard clocks the shortest time when he gets dizzy. Despite a ringing in his ear, Shepard pushes himself to go back in the MASTIF repeatedly. Glenn pushes for more prominence, and is uncomfortable with the antics of the rest of Seven, who keeping partying and sleeping around. Cooper and Grissom come to blows over old Air Force business. The Seven see a prototype of the Mercury capsule for the first time and realize that they’re not expected to fly it. The rocket explodes during launch, witnessed by the Seven and their families.
After mysterious bouts of vertigo, Shepard turns to Dee O’Hara to help him. Meanwhile, Cocoa Beach has transformed from a ghost town to a perpetual party. Gordo finds himself tempted by another woman.
Based on The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe..
Creators: Mark Lafferty
Director: Louise Friedberg
Star Cast: Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O’Donoghue, Patrick Fischler, Eric Ladin, James Lafferty, Shannon Lucio, Jake McDorman, Colin O’Donoghue, Jackson Pace, Eloise Mumford, Aaron Staton, Micah Stock, Michael Trotter, Nora Zehetner, Austan Sullivan, Rachel Burttram, Chandler Head, Kaley Ronayne, Taegen Burns, Lucy Capri
Producer (s): Matt Barber
Cinematographer: Evans Brown, Christopher Norr, Peter Menzies Jr., Adam Suschitzky
Music: Adam Taylor
Production House: Appian Way Productions, Warner Bros. Television, National Geographic Studios,
Original network / Official Sites: Disney+, Warner Bros. Television Distribution, Disney Media Distribution
Release Year: 16 October 2020 (USA)
Runtime: 45 min
Genres: Drama, History
U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s book, ‘The Right Stuff’.