In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth.
|Release Date||December 10th, 1977|
|Genres||Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction|
|Directors||Irby Smith, Peter Hyams, Marshall J. Wolins|
|Production Companies||Associated General Films, Incorporated Television Company (ITC)|
|Production Countries||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Plot Keywords||helicopter, planet mars, nasa, texas, spacecraft, beguilement, crop duster, conspiracy, escape, astronaut, desert, investigative reporter, launchpad|