Secret Space Escapes reveals terrifying accidents, fights for survival, and stories of close calls and near misses by the astronauts who survived them. This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.
A toxic leak threatens the lives of astronauts; a crew suffers from depressurization; and an engine malfunctions at takeoff.
A power failure occurs on the ISS forcing the crew to consider abandoning the station, although damage has been found on the shuttle that could comprise them upon reentry. During the first spacewalk a cosmonaut is nearly stranded after a suit malfunction.