Based on the book Rocket Boys, October Sky tells 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, and eventually became a NASA engineer. Introduction by Pat Fitzpatrick, National Association of Rocketry.

FREE with Museum admission.

Inflight Insight is an on-going monthly series inspired by aviation and aerospace insiders about all things that fly.