A scientist, races against a deadline to place a shield between the Earth and the oncoming blast-wave from a Supernova. As well as the efforts of doom cult to sabotage the project believing it to be God's Will Course" and allow the population of the Earth to be consumed by the intense radiation in the wave.
Did You Know?
It is decided to detonate the weapons above the Earth's magnetosphere. The highest altitude normally reached by the shuttle is when servicing the Hubble Space Telescope, at a height of 350 miles, but the lowest point of the magnetosphere is on a line between the Earth and the Sun, where it reaches out about 43,500 miles, some 125 times higher. See more