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The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

  • Released: 1999-02-19
  • Runtime: 108 minutes
  • Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
  • Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern
  • Director: Joe Johnston, Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick