Mulder and Scully are called in after a space shuttle launch is aborted and evidence of some bizarre sabotage is found.
Meanwhile, the former astronaut who is in charge of the mission is apparently haunted by something he encountered during a spacewalk on a previous mission.
original airdate--November 12,1993 rating--10.7 million
music--theme song "X-Files" by Mark Snow
Goofs--When Captain Belt is going to bed after the press conference, the bottle on his side table moves between shots.