IT'S SCOTT CARPENTER'S TURN TO GO UP AS THE WOMEN PREPARE FOR A MOVE
TO HOUSTON, ON "THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB," THURSDAY, JULY 2 ON ABC
"Retroattitude" - It's Scott Carpenter's turn to go up, and as the world - and the Astronaut Wives - ready themselves for his launch, Rene receives the opportunity to tell her own story, in her own words, in LIFE Magazine. Meanwhile, tensions flare as Deke deals with some troubling news of his own that questions his future as an astronaut, but all the while, the women come together to support each other. It's onward to Houston, on "The Astronaut Wives Club, "THURSDAY, JULY 2 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Astronaut Wives Club" stars JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Betty Grissom; Yvonne Strahovski as Rene Carpenter; Dominique McElligott as Louise Shepard; Odette Annable as Trudy Cooper; Erin Cummings as Marge Slayton; Azure Parsons as Annie Glenn; Zoe Boyle as Jo Schirra; Desmond Harrington as Alan Shepard; Bret Harrison as Gordo Cooper; Wilson Bethel as Scott Carpenter; Kenneth Mitchell as Deke Slayton; Joel Johnstone as Gus Grissom; Sam Reid as John Glenn and Aaron McCusker as Wally Schirra.
Guest starring are Luke Kirby as Max Kaplan and Evan Handler as Duncan Porter.
"Retroattitude" was written by Liz Tigelaar and directed by J. Miller Tobin.
"The Astronaut Wives Club" is executive produced by Stephanie Savage ("Gossip Girl", "The O.C."); Josh Schwartz ("The O.C"; "Chuck"); Len Goldstein ("The Carrie Diaries", "Hart of Dixie"); Michael London ("Milk", "Appaloosa") and Janice Williams ("All Good Things", "The Hollars".)
The series is produced by ABC Studios, Fake Empire and Groundswell and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.