Synopsis by Hal Erickson
The launching of the first privately funded, manned space shuttle is postponed by the mysterious death of the vessel's pilot. Investigating the possibility of sabotage, the IMF heads to the Australian launching site, only to be swept up in a terrorist takeover of the facilities. Once again, plucky IMF agent Shannon Reed finds herself in grave danger, this time as a reluctant space traveler. First telecast on November 9, 1989, "Target Earth" was written by Stephen Kandel.