Cast

Sam Shepard Chuck Yeager
Scott Glenn Alan Shepard
Ed Harris John Glenn
Dennis Quaid Gordon Cooper
Fred Ward Gus Grissom
Barbara Hershey Glennis Yeager
Veronica Cartwright Betty Grissom
Pamela Reed Trudy Cooper
Lance Henriksen Wally Schirra
Donald Moffat Lyndon B. Johnson
Levon Helm Jack Ridley
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
Jim Haynie Air Force Major
Jeff Goldblum Recruiter
Harry Shearer Recruiter
Scott Beach Chief Scientist
Anthony Munoz Gonzales
Edward Anhalt Grand Designer
Mary Apick Woman Reporter
Robert Beer Dwight D. Eisenhower
Maureen Coyne Waitress
Peggy David Sally Rand
Bob Elross Review Board President
Robert J. Geary Game Show M.C.
Anthony Wallace Australian Driver
Gen. Chuck Yeager Fred