The room Race will be the backdrop for ABC’s miniseries that are new but alternatively of this astronauts, it is their spouses who’re front and center.
“The Astronaut Wives Club” (premiering Thursday at 8 p.m. on ABC) informs the story that is true of modest armed forces spouses whom rocketed to fame whenever their husbands — Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton — had been called as NASA’s original Mercury astronauts in 1959.
Throughout the ’60s, the ladies lived in Houston — many as next-door next-door neighbors — supplying help while their husbands went on death-defying missions and chased skirts in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Once the males fought a symbolic Cold War within the skies — with every effective objective celebrated as being a dent in Soviet Communism — the ladies rallied around each other back. Leer más Acerca deThese bad ass women inspired ‘Astronaut Wives Club’ …