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!
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.