The Astronaut Wives Club “Abort” Episode 8

The Astronaut Wives Club

The ABC tv show The Astronaut Wives Club “Abort” Episode 8 airs Thursday, August 6 at 8pm on the ABC Television Network. In tonight’s episode, Betty Grissom faces the grim reality that her husband, Gus, is gone. With Gus having died while preparing for a NASA mission, Betty must move forward planning his funeral and a life without him. After receiving word that Gus’ death may have been preventable, Betty is determined to get answers in Gus’ death and embarks on a battle for justice.

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.