October Sky - Friday Movie for you

Venue: Room 103, NAMI
Date: Friday, 21st November 2014
Time: 1200 Hrs

Running Time: 1 Hr 9 Minutes
Viewers: Both BSc Group A and Group B Students
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal Chris Cooper Laura Dern
Directed by:Joe Johnston
Produced by: Charles Gordon Larry J. Franco

October 4, 1957 -- Sputnik
destroyed U.S. complacency
Description: October Sky is a 1999 American biographical film directed by Joe Johnston. It based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who was inspired by the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 to take up rocketry against his father’s wishes, and eventually became a NASA engineer. "October Sky" is a charming tale and the boys' success is inspiring. The movie is taken from an autobiography.:

Benefits:  This film can be used to spark or enhance an interest in space science, engineering, and math. It

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  • Date 09 Dec 2014
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