The true story of Homer Hickam, a young boy trapped in a close-minded coal-mining town in the 1950s. When Sputnik is successfully launched, Homer becomes obsessed with the concept of rocket launching. To the dismay and disgust of the townspeople, as well as Homers father, he and his friends try to launch a rocket themselves. With the inspiration of a school teacher, they persevere and never lose hope in the dreams. An uplifting, hopeful story that the whole family can enjoy.
Release Date: 06 March 2006
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Running Time: 103 minutes
Production Year: 1999
Main Language: English