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The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
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The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life Magazine documented the astronauts’ families, capturing the behind-the-scenes lives of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. As their celebrity rose and tragedy began to touch their lives, they rallied together.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, family relations, relationship vs career, best friends, ambition, couples, nasa, parents and children, strong female presence, space program, female bonding, space and aliens, friends, couple relations, workplace, americana, supportive spouse, female friendship, woman, chases and races, friendship between women
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa

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