Homer Hickam official Web site – The Dinosaur Hunter, October Sky/Rocket Boys. I can't say enough good things about this movie (or the book, if you chose:)). It will transport you back to a time of hard work, values and hope. An amazing true story!
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October Sky: Based on a true story, October Sky is about America’s first rocket engineer. This movie inspires you to chase your dreams, no matter if you have to go against the world. Believe in your dreams and hit the road.
Directed by Joe Johnston. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner& son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father& wishes.