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The Astronaut Wives Club 

Based on Lily Koppel's best-selling titular novel, which tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race.

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Stephanie Savage
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2015  
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JoAnna Garcia Swisher ...  Betty Grissom 10 episodes, 2015
Yvonne Strahovski ...  Rene Carpenter 10 episodes, 2015
Dominique McElligott ...  Louise Shepard 10 episodes, 2015
Odette Annable ...  Trudy Cooper 10 episodes, 2015
Erin Cummings ...  Marge Slayton 10 episodes, 2015
Azure Parsons ...  Annie Glenn 10 episodes, 2015
Zoe Boyle ...  Jo Schirra 10 episodes, 2015
Desmond Harrington ...  Alan Shepard 10 episodes, 2015
Bret Harrison ...  Gordo Cooper 10 episodes, 2015
Kenneth Mitchell ...  Deke Slayton 10 episodes, 2015
Joel Johnstone ...  Gus Grissom 10 episodes, 2015
Sam Reid ...  John Glenn 10 episodes, 2015
Aaron McCusker ...  Wally Schirra 10 episodes, 2015
Evan Handler ...  Duncan Porter / ... 10 episodes, 2015
Donald M. Krause ...  NASA Executive 9 episodes, 2015
Wilson Bethel ...  Scott Carpenter 8 episodes, 2015
Justin Lebrun ...  Reporter 7 episodes, 2015
Ron M Patterson Ron M Patterson ...  Mission Control 7 episodes, 2015
Luke Kirby ...  Max Kaplan 6 episodes, 2015
Candice Harrison Candice Harrison ...  Gemini Wife / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Antonia Bernath Antonia Bernath ...  Susan Borman 5 episodes, 2015
Stella Allen ...  Alice Shepard 5 episodes, 2015
Madison Wolfe ...  Julie Shepard 5 episodes, 2015
Kylie Arceneaux Kylie Arceneaux ...  Gemini Wife / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Ken Knight Ken Knight ...  Moon Ball Diner / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Elton LeBlanc Elton LeBlanc ...  Bar Patron / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Artie Mozzone ...  Astronaut / ... 5 episodes, 2015
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Based on Lily Koppel's best-selling titular novel, which tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Клуб жен астронавтов See more »

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Yvonne Strahovski voiced the character Miranda Lawson in the video games Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3, which are set in space. The main character of the franchise, 'Shepard', was named such in homage to Alan Shepard. See more »

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During the dinner honoring Alan Shepard's 6th anniversary flight, a photo of 'Earth Rise' is on display. This photo would not be taken until Apollo 8, a few years later. See more »

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Referenced in Geeks Who Drink: Rob Kazinsky vs. Dominic Monaghan (2015) See more »

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Glossy but not superficial
17 July 2015 | by phd_travelSee all my reviews

This is worth watching Being based on the real life astronauts of the space program this historical TV drama is by nature interesting. We've had the men's POV in "From the Earth to the Moon" and now this shows the impact on the wives and family lives. This series jumps a bit on the Mad Men bandwagon of portraying the 60s both in a nostalgic way and critical way. Everyone is perfectly groomed and pretty especially Yvonne Strahovski of 'Chuck' and Odette Annable. The infidelity is very Mad Men and it's interesting to see how the supportive wives deal with the cheating and anxiety of the missions. Insightful look at marriage back then.


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