In "A Strange Day in May," an astronaut rockets into space for what he mistakenly believes will be a routine exploratory flight.
As the episode opens, Major Thomas Manning of the U.S. Air Force is about to board the experimental craft that will take him into outer space. His assignment is to investigate what may have happened to two astronauts who went up before him and disappeared.
As it turns out, Mary was right to be worried....
"A Strange Day in May" was written by Michael Healy and produced/directed by Fred Hendrickson. William Mason starred. Also appearing were Toni Darnay, Herbert Duncan, Bill Lipton, Reynold Osborne, Bill Smith, and Maurice Tarplin. This episode aired on September 9, 1962.
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