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Three astronauts believe they are on their way to Mars, but the mission is scrubbed at the last minute and they are forced to take part in a government cover-up to make it look like the trip still took place. When their willing participation starts to become a question, government forces target the three former heroes for annihilation.

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Capricorn One, what happened to the protagonists?

In the movie Capricorn One, we see that both the astronauts Willis and Walker are captured by NASA officials. I wonder, is there an in-universe explanation to what happened to them thereafter? ...
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How is the fluent conversation with spacecraft possible in Capricorn One?

In Capricorn One, the NASA mission control center maintains fluent communication with the spacecraft crew, which is obvious especially in the scene where the astronauts talk with their wives, even ...