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.