Defying Gravity is a sexy, provocative thriller set in the very near future against the backdrop of our solar system, in which the eight astronauts from five countries undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission on the spaceship Antares. They can't run from karma, however, as their past actions reveal intimate and interconnected relationships that have a strange effect on the present. As the astronauts travel towards Venus, we travel into their past with flashbacks to earlier years from the grueling selection and training process. What could have happened? Maybe there is something to this fate thing after all.
Eight Astronauts-four men and four women-prepare for a six year journey aboard the Antares.
A secret element in Storage Pod 4 affects the crew which leads to a dangerous crisis. Meanwhile, Ted's wife Eve Shaw reveals the true nature of the mission to him.
Personal and professional relationships get more intense on Earth and aboard the Antares. In the meantime, the Antares' crew undergoes cellular and psychological transformations which is caused by the unseen power behind the mission.
The Antares crew loses control over power, heat and gravity after a series of system failures and has to face its first major crisis.
The Antares crosses a point of no return and turning back to Earth is no longer an option. In the meantime, each of the crew members has to cope with a personal point of no return.
While getting closer to Venus, some crew members are confronted with memories of past actions and struggle with guilt. When one of them gets into a life-threatening situation, the team unites to save her.
Hallucinations put crew members' lives in danger just as they are about to start a promotional event.
An impending solar flare puts the crew in danger; the strange force in Pod 4 sends out an irresistible siren call.
The crew of the Antares learns about Pod 4 and the real reason for their mission to Venus.
It's election day but the crew aboard the Antares is still processing the news about their real mission on Venus.
The Antares crew has to face the isolation and loneliness of space during the final hours before the Venus landing.
The day of the landing on Venus has come. The day that will change their lives eventually.