The Astronaut Wives Club “The Dark Side” Episode 9

The ABC tv show The Astronaut Wives Club “The Dark Side” Episode 9 airs Thursday, August 13 at 8pm on the ABC Television Network. In tonight’s episode, as the country seems to spiral out of control, the wives struggle to find their place in the new world order. Wally’s career at NASA ends, and Jo must redefine her role and priorities. Louise wrestles with the fear of losing her husband as Alan considers undergoing risky surgery that will determine his future. Susan Borman grapples with uncertainty as the Apollo 8 mission goes where no man has been before.

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.