The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story

The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story

Lily Koppel

Read the bestselling publication that encouraged the ABC tv series.

As America's Mercury Seven astronauts have been introduced on death-defying missions, tv cameras enthusiastic about the courageous smiles in their younger better halves. in a single day, those ladies have been reworked from army spouses into American royalty. they'd tea with Jackie Kennedy, seemed at the hide of Life journal, and fast grew into style icons.

Annie Glenn, along with her picture-perfect marriage, was once the envy of the opposite other halves; JFK made it transparent that platinum-blonde Rene chippie used to be his favourite; and authorized pilot Trudy Cooper arrived with a mystery that had to remain hidden from NASA. including the opposite better halves they shaped the Astronaut better halves membership, offering each other with help and friendship, espresso and cocktails.

As their famous person rose-and as divorce and tragedy started to contact their lives-the other halves persevered to rally jointly, forming bonds that may stand up to the try out of time, they usually have stayed acquaintances for over part a century. THE ASTRONAUT better halves membership tells the tale of the ladies who stood beside many of the largest heroes in American historical past.

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