Satellite launch company founding partner Ollie Drewett is killed just before a crucial launch. Eric Beale goes undercover as FAA inspector, the others lacking knowhow, and almost is fried alive in another 'accident'. the team investigates on site and digs in the past of Ollie's partner and their business relations as well as a disgruntled employee. Yet even more secrets provide alternative motives. Written by
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When the rocket explodes, the sound is heard at the launch site at the same time as the explosion is seen. As the vehicle is several miles up already, the sound should arrive with a noticeable delay, revealing it is a sound effect. See more
Space technology is a pretty specialized field. I mean, you really need someone who speaks their language to get them to open up.
Someone with the power to shut them down wouldn't hurt either. An FAA inspection wouldn't be out of place considering the circumstances.
Yeah, but the question is who? I mean, there's a lot to learn, and not enough time.
[Long pause. Nell looks at Eric
Why are you looking at me like that?
Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange
Mr. Beal, I think it's time for you to take a little field trip.
A field trip?
References Apollo 13