About the film
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Release Date: December 10, 1977
|Slogan||:||«The mission was a sham. The murders were real.»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction|
|Production Companies||:||Associated General Films, ITC|
|Producers||:||Jane Feinberg, Mike Fenton, Ron Underwood, Paul Lazarus III, Michael I. Rachmil|
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.