It Is Rocket Science!. Helen Keen. Image credit: Claes Gellerbrink.

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It Is Rocket Science!

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Comic but scientifically accurate look at the science and history of space exploration. Hosted by Helen Keen

2011 - 2014  (BBC Radio 4)
12 (3 series)
Helen Keen, Peter Serafinowicz, Susy Kane
Helen Keen, Miriam Underhill
British Broadcasting Corporation

Award-winning comedian and part-time local authority temp Helen Keen loves space rockets.

This Radio 4 space extravaganza features fewer close-ups of Professor Brian Cox looking cool in front of a rocket than Wonders of the Solar System, but more weird and wonderful stories about the geniuses, Nazis and Satanists who propelled humankind to the stars. It Is Rocket Science! takes you on a whistlestop comic tour of the great brains who put monkeys, ladies, dogs and gentlemen into orbit.