Col. McCauley is training a young cadet who wants to be an astronaut, and pushes the young man almost to his limit. When an onboard accident knocks out McCauley, the nervous young cadet has to bring the craft back to Earth on his own.
McCauley deals with Art Frey, a new astronaut who won't take his navigational duties seriously and is more interested in proposing to his fiancée, Ann. However, when an unmanned satellite threatens Space Station Astra, Frey discovers that McCauley's lessons are critical when he has to determine a safe landing path for their damaged rocket. Written by