Interview – The Real Right Stuff’s Tom Jennings

Three If By Space

“The Real Right Stuff” catapults viewers back to the late 1950s to tell the story of the nation’s first astronauts, known as the Mercury 7. Interlacing archival news and radio reports, newly transferred and previously unheard NASA mission audio recordings, and rare and unseen material, this documentary immerses viewers in one of the most dramatic periods in American history.

The Real Right Stuff | Review

The Gate

Covering already well documented and adapted ground in an entertaining and innovative way, The Real Right Stuff is a familiar history lesson told in captivating fashion. A supplemental documentary to Disney and National Geographic’s recent limited and fictionalized retelling of the same events, The Real Right Stuff is composed exclusively of archival materials.

Experience the Space Race in “The Real Right Stuff”

The GEEKiary

If you’ve been enjoying The Right Stuff, the new streaming series from Disney+ and National Geographic based on Tom Wolfe’s book of the same name, then you should definitely consider checking out The Real Right Stuff when it premieres this Friday. The documentary, directed and produced by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Tom Jennings, is the real story of America’s first astronauts, the seven men chosen for NASA’s Project Mercury.