The Astronaut Wives Club “Flashpoint” Episode 5

The Astronaut Wives Club

The Astronaut Wives Club “Flashpoint” Season 1 Episode 5 airs Thursday, July 16 at 8pm on the ABC Television Network. In tonight’s episode, As the struggle for Civil Rights upends the nation, the Astrowives fight their own battles in their marriages and the world at large. Trudy learns of attempts to quash a budding astronaut training program for women, and John Glenn considers a run for public office.

Show Summary: A new television drama series based on the book by Lily Koppel, focuses on seven women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. 

As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, the lives of their young wives were transformed, seemingly overnight, from military spouses to American royalty. As their celebrity rose, and tragedy began to touch their lives, they rallied together.