Air Date: June 18th, 2015
Women stand behind their heroic husbands during the height of the space race.
Season 1 - Episode 10 : Landing Aug 20, 2015
The wives are interviewed for a documentary on the space program; Gordo is not chosen for the next mission; Trudy must make decisions about the future; Betty finds a way to honor Gus' legacy.
Season 1 - Episode 9 : The Dark Side Aug 13, 2015
Jo redefines her role and priorities as Wally's career at NASA comes to an end; Louise worries about Alan as he considers a risky surgery that will determine his future; Susan is faced with uncertainty.
Season 1 - Episode 8 : Abort Aug 6, 2015
Betty is forced to face a grim reality -- and plan for the future -- as she embarks on a battle for justice.
Season 1 - Episode 7 : Rendezvous Jul 30, 2015
With the launch of the Gemini missions and the Apollo program's progress, pressure on the wives grows; Marilyn Lovell conceals a pregnancy.
Season 1 - Episode 6 : In the Blind Jul 23, 2015
Astronaut John Glenn runs for Ohio senate; a personal matter threatens Alan Shepherd's career; a letter challenges Betty Grissom's marriage.
The Astronaut Wives Club frequently doesn’t seem to know what it wants to do. Show More
Astronaut Wives moves as fast as a beach novel, covers more territory than a history book. But it’s history channeled through a distinct lens. The first episode was slow to launch, but the series could take off once we figure out who’s McSteamy and who’s McDreamy. Show More
The divide between the public face of American perfection and what really goes on when the doors are closed won’t earn The Astronaut Wives Club any points for originality, but it wouldn’t be the last time a summer show on network TV won viewers over with modest ambitions and likeable characters. And to appreciate it, we don’t even have to pretend it’s anything like Mad Men at all. Show More