A crew of astronauts, including a scientist and a reporter, launch from England into outer space on a rocket which can serve as a satellite. Their mission is to test a new tritonium bomb, but after the bomb fails to repel itself from the ship, the crew has only a matter of hours to defuse or destroy the weapon before it explodes. Written by
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Tumbling in their own orbits around the sun! Five men and a girl - marooned in outer space!
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Did You Know?
The feisty female reporter is played by Lois Maxwell, best known as Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond films. Her macho male lead is Kieron Moore who played the bully in a small Irish town in 'Darby O'Gill and the Little People'. See more
Once in orbit, the ship continues to blast its engines, even though in orbit this would no longer be necessary until the ship was ready to return to Earth. Also, the engines are heard roaring even though in space, without any atmosphere, there is no sound. See more