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The Astronaut Wives Club

The Astronaut Wives Club

The Astronaut Wives Club



Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history.  As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life Magazine documented the astronauts’ families, capturing the behind-the-scenes lives of their young wives.  Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. As their celebrity rose and tragedy began to touch their lives, they rallied together.

'The Astronaut Wives Club' stars Dominique McElligott as Louise Shepard, JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Betty Grissom, Odette Annable as Trudy Cooper, Zoe Boyle as Jo Schirra, Azure Parsons as Annie Glenn, Erin Cummings as Marge Slayton, Yvonne Strahovski as Rene Carpenter, Desmond Harrington as Alan Shepard, Bret Harrison as Gordo Cooper, Kenneth Mitchell as Deke Slayton, Sam Reid as John Glenn, Aaron McCusker as Wally Schirra, Joel Johnstone as Gus Grissom and Wilson Bethel as Scott Carpenter.

Executive producers are Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz, Len Goldstein, Michael London, Janice Williams.  The first episode will be directed by Lone Scherfig.  The series is produced by ABC Studios, Fake Empire and Groundswell.
(Source: ABC)


Episode Info

Next: 1x07 -- Rendezvous (Jul/30/2015)


The wives feel the pressure increasing as the Gemini missions are being successfully launched and the Apollo program gets into gear.


Prev: 1x06 -- In the Blind (Jul/23/2015)


John Glenn stands for the Ohio senate. A personal matter leaves Alan Shepherd's career in doubt.


Available Episodes

In the Blind
Jul 23, 2015
Season 1 episode 6

Flashpoint
Jul 16, 2015
Season 1 episode 5

Liftoff
Jul 09, 2015
Season 1 episode 4

Retroattitude
Jul 02, 2015
Season 1 episode 3

Protocol
Jun 25, 2015
Season 1 episode 2

Launch
Jun 18, 2015
Season 1 episode 1

Cast
Azure ParsonsAzure Parsons
As Annie Glenn
Bret HarrisonBret Harrison
As Gordon "Gordo" Cooper
Desmond HarringtonDesmond Harrington
As Alan Shepherd
Dominique McElligottDominique McElligott
As Louise Shepard
Erin CummingsErin Cummings
As Marge Slayton
Evan HandlerEvan Handler
As Duncan "Dunk" Pringle
Joanna GarciaJoanna Garcia
As Betty Grissom
Joel JohnstoneJoel Johnstone
As Gus Grissom
Kenneth MitchellKenneth Mitchell
As Deke Slayton
Matt LanterMatt Lanter
As Ed White

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Crew

Creator: Stephanie Savage
Executive Producer: Michael London
Producer: Janice Williams
Book Author: Lily Koppel
Executive Producer: Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz, Len Goldstein

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Seasons

Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: New Series
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: June 18, 2015
Episode Order: 10
Akas
• Клуб жён астронавтов (Used In Russia)
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