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Profile Pic Name Character Birthday Deathday Age at Release
Sam Shepard Chuck Yeager
Scott Glenn Alan Shepard
Ed Harris John Glenn
Dennis Quaid Gordon Cooper
Fred Ward Gus Grissom
Barbara Hershey Glennis Yeager
Kim Stanley Pancho Barnes
Veronica Cartwright Betty Grissom
Pamela Reed Trudy Cooper
Scott Paulin Deke Slayton
Charles Frank Scott Carpenter
Lance Henriksen Wally Schirra
Donald Moffat Lyndon B. Johnson
Levon Helm Jack Ridley / Narrator
Mary Jo Deschanel Annie Glenn
Scott Wilson Scott Crossfield
Kathy Baker Louise Shepard
Mickey Crocker Marge Slayton
Susan Kase Rene Carpenter
Mittie Smith Jo Schirra
Royal Dano Minister
David Clennon Liaison Man
Jim Haynie Air Force Major
Jeff Goldblum NASA Recruiter
Harry Shearer NASA Recruiter
Scott Beach Chief Scientist
Jane Dornacker Nurse Murch
Anthony Munoz Gonzales
John P. Ryan Head of Program
Darryl Henriques Life Reporter
Eric Sevareid Himself
William Russ Slick Goodlin
Drew Letchworth The Permanent Press Corps
Christopher P. Beale The Permanent Press Corps
Richard Dupell The Permanent Press Corps
William Hall The Permanent Press Corps
John X. Heart The Permanent Press Corps
Ed Holmes The Permanent Press Corps
Jack Bruno Tate The Permanent Press Corps
Edward Anhalt Grand Designer
Mary Apick Woman Reporter
Robert Beer Dwight D. Eisenhower
Erik Bergmann Eddie Hodges
James Brady Aide to Lyndon B. Johnson
Katherine Conklin Woman TV Reporter
Maureen Coyne Waitress
Tom Dahlgren Bell Aircraft Executive
John Lion Bell Aircraft Executive
Peggy Davis Sally Rand
John Dehner Henry Luce
Robert Elross Review Board President
Drew Eshelman Assistant Scientist
Robert J. Geary Game Show M.C.
Royce Grones 1st X-1 Pilot
David Gulpilil Aborigine
Anthony Wallis Australian Driver
Kaaren Lee Young Widow
Sandy Kronemeyer Cocoa Beach Girl
Frankie Di Cocoa Beach Girl
Michael Pritchard Texan
Ed Corbett Texan
O-Lan Jones Girl at Pancho's
Mark Todd Astronaut Trainee
Allen Gebhardt Astronaut Trainee
Chuck Yeager Fred