When Are New Episodes of “The Right Stuff” Released?


National Geographic’s, “The Right Stuff”, is now available to stream globally on Disney+. The live-action drama series officially debuted on October 09, 2020, with two episodes available.

What is “The Right Stuff” About?

Based on the bestselling book by Tom Wolfe, the eight-episode season is an inspirational look at the early days of the U.S. Space Program and the iconic story of America’s first astronauts, the Mercury 7.

The two men at the center of it all are Major John Glenn (Patrick J. Adams), a revered Marine test pilot and committed family man, and Lieutenant Commander Alan Shepard (Jake McDorman), one of the best test pilots in Navy history. Other members of the Mercury 7 include Captain Gordo Cooper (Colin O’Donoghue), the youngest of the seven selected to everyone’s surprise; Wally Schirra (Aaron Staton), a competitive pilot with a gift for pulling pranks; Scott Carpenter (James Lafferty), dubbed “The Poet” by the other astronauts; Deke Slayton, (Micah Stock), a taciturn but incredibly intelligent pilot and engineer; and Gus Grissom, (Michael Trotter), a decorated military veteran who eventually becomes the second man in space.

What Time Is “The Right Stuff” On Disney Plus?

The live-action drama series will follow the same release time as previous originals with new episodes dropping at 12:01 am PT. That’s 03:01 am eastern time and 08:01 am U.K. time.

Don’t be too concerned if you don’t see a new episode appear immediately; it can often take a few minutes for it to be available for everyone.

What Is “The Right Stuff” Release Schedule

“The Right Stuff” debuted on Disney+ with two episodes and then follows a weekly release for new episodes each Friday.

Oct. 9 “Sierra Hotel” (Episode 1)
Oct. 9 “Goodies” (Episode 2)
Oct. 16 “Single Combat Warrior” (Episode 3)
Oct. 23 “Advent” (Episode 4)
Oct. 30 “The Kona Kai Seance” (Episode 5)
Nov. 6 “Ham” (Episode 6)
Nov. 13 “Ziggurat” (Episode 7)
Nov. 20 “Amaryllis” (Episode 8)

When is “The Right Stuff” Season 2 Coming To Disney Plus?

According to Deadline, National Geographic’s The Right Stuff  has been renewed for a second season.  The NASA series which streams on Disney+ has reportedly been given $13.7 million to move production from Florida to California.

Disney+ has not officially announced a second season for The Right Stuff, however the streaming service has hinted in the past that more seasons are planned for the series.

Disney said the following in a press release:

Subsequent seasons of THE RIGHT STUFF will carry through to the epochal Apollo Space Program, where humankind saw one of its greatest achievements — man setting foot on the moon — and missions beyond.

Stayed tuned for more information!

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