One of the premier series on Apple+ poses the question, “what would happen if the Soviet Union won the space race?”
“For All Mankind” eschews alternative history trappings — which often lean more into fantastic elements and out-there possibilities — for a much more grounded and fairly plausible scenario in which the U.S.S.R. beat the United States to the punch by landing on the moon weeks before the fabled Apollo 11 would make its historic voyage. Genre guru Ronald D. Moore crafts a believable, entertaining and often engaging series that opens many possibilities moving forward.
The series opens with individuals and families across the world glued to televisions and radios as the first men touch down on the lunar surface. Among them is Joel Kinnaman’s