A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?
American kids go to a space camp during the summer holidays. They learn how to operate the Space Shuttle. A team consisting of a guy who just entered to meet girls, a wanna be astronaut and an instructor who wanted to go on a mission instead of teaching can sit in the Shuttle while testing the engines. Then they're launched by mistake ...Written by
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When Andie leads the Blue Team inside the building, The Shuttle Simulator is named The Right Stuff (1983), a reference to the book and film by Tom Wolfe. "The Right Stuff" is also an award given to space campers who demonstrate "leadership, sound decision making, and the seeking and sharing of knowledge" See more »
This is either an anachronism or just a very insensitive lack of editing. When Jinx is reviewing the list of astronauts, the name Ronald McNair is clearly visible and listed as an active astronaut. McNair was one of the astronauts killed in the Challenger accident a few months before the movie was released. See more »
[after saving Max from drifting away from the Daedalus space station]
... You think you're scared now? Wait till your parents get the bill for breaking Daedalus.
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I just rented it again. I just ignore the plot porcupines and enjoy the adolescent romp. Perfect family viewing; some action and suspense, no violence, and just one kiss. For those of us that will be forever planet bound, it is sometimes nice to dream.
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