Steve Austin has been assigned to train America's first female astronaut Major Kelly Wood. On her maiden-flight, a sudden explosion damages the Athena 1 and injures Kelly's co-pilot Osterman. Austin heads the rescue-team and follows her up to Skylab, only to find his bionic replacements malfunctioning in outer space. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
During the training sequence, Steve warns Kelly of the danger of "gimbal lock", during the reentry sequence the "8-Ball" shows as being in the position of gimbal lock. See more
Although the explosion happened in the command module, the Athena One service module appears to have the exact same damage as Apollo 13's service module. This appears to be re-used footage from that actual space flight. See more
Col. Steve Austin
Space... it really is the final frontier: I can't go.