Loosely base on reality, this is the story of the breakdown of a married female astronaut, enthralled with space, but has a meltdown when her illicit lover falls for another astronaut.
A father must leave his daughter behind to lead a flight into interstellar space to save doomed humanity. The girl’s deep resentfulness is long lasting.
When their space shuttle is destroyed two US astronauts must figure out how they can get back to eareth before their oxygen supply runs out.
Children come to the aid of a small alien trying to make contact with those who left him while government agents searching for it close in. Love wins out in the end.