Tintin and his friends join Professor Calculus' top secret space program in Syldavian.
Did You Know?
The original comic book was published in 1950 and, for its day, it was considered quite accurate (although with obvious simplifications) in terms of the physics and technology involved in spaceflight. Author Hergé wanted to make the story as realistic as possible ("no moonmen, no monsters, no incredible surprises") and extensively researched rockets and space travel. See more