One of the biggest secrets of space race during cold war was Yugoslavian space program.
“Yugoslavs made rapid development based on unknown diaries of Yugoslav space pioneer Herman Poto?nik – Noordung after 2nd world war. Technical solutions described in Potocnik’s unpublished papers were the basis for establishing a secret Yugoslav space
program in 1948, after Josip Broz Tito’s conflict with Stalin.
– In late 1960, CIA discovered that Yugoslavia already had an operational space-flight technology.
– In March 1961 Yugoslavia secretly sold its complete space program to USA.
– In May 1961, Kennedy announced USA choose to go to the Moon.
In this documentary we will reveal how Tito built the biggest secret underground space center in Europe in army base Željava with code name “Object 505”.
Researched and written by Boštjan Virc
Directed and co-written by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Žiga Virc
Production Studio Virc.