Story: 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.
Director: Joe Johnston
Producer: Charles Gordon, Larry J. Franco
Straing: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern
Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick
Release on: 19 February 1999