The Astronaut

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  • 1972
  • 1 hr 13 min
  • 6.5  (103)

When NASA sends the first astronaut to Mars they have high hope for his success and new research data. Their plan flounders when he does not survive the journey. Rather than face more embarrassment at their continued failure, they decide to pretend like he never died by hiring an actor to pretend to be the real astronaut. The actor is welcomed home with open arms as a champion of space yet there is one person he cannot convince that may blow his cover story.

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Description
When NASA sends the first astronaut to Mars they have high hope for his success and new research data. Their plan flounders when he does not survive the journey. Rather than face more embarrassment at their continued failure, they decide to pretend like he never died by hiring an actor to pretend to be the real astronaut. The actor is welcomed home with open arms as a champion of space yet there is one person he cannot convince that may blow his cover story.
  • Release Date
    1972
  • Runtime
    1 hr 13 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (103)