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5 ways For All Mankind suggests history could have changed

For All Mankind stars Joel Kinnaman (left).
For All Mankind stars Joel Kinnaman (above).PHOTO: APPLE TV+

For All Mankind, a science-fiction show available on Apple TV+ from Saturday, suggests an alternate history where the Soviet Union, not America, landed a man on the moon in 1969 - and the space race and world history take a different turn as a result. But this will not be the usual dystopian sci-fi, say the cast and creator Ronald D. Moore.

For All Mankind will explore the path "not taken by the United States and the entire world" as a result of the US thinking it had won the space race, says Moore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 31, 2019, with the headline '5 ways For All Mankind suggests history could have changed'. Print Edition | Subscribe