"October Sky" a/k/a "Rocket Boys". Biographical films are always the best ones! "October Sky" has a special place in my heart.

October Sky (1999)

"October Sky" a/k/a "Rocket Boys". Biographical films are always the best ones! "October Sky" has a special place in my heart.

October Sky is the ultimate middle school math movie.  Visit http://digitallesson.com/the-ultimate-middle-school-math-movie to read the blog post and download a free printable student worksheet that you can use in your math class.

October Sky is the ultimate middle school math movie. Visit http://digitallesson.com/the-ultimate-middle-school-math-movie to read the blog post and download a free printable student worksheet that you can use in your math class.

Directed by Joe Johnston.  With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. 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.

October Sky (1999)

Directed by Joe Johnston. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. 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.

October 2010......October Sky, Heaven's Gate

October 2010......October Sky, Heaven's Gate

He grew up to be such a hottie!  October Sky (1999). An “inspirational” movie that isn’t absurdly sappy (and stars a very young Jake Gyllenhaal). | 89 Incredibly Wonderful Movies You Need To Watch With Your Kids

89 Incredibly Wonderful Movies You Need To Watch With Your Kids

He grew up to be such a hottie! October Sky (1999). An “inspirational” movie that isn’t absurdly sappy (and stars a very young Jake Gyllenhaal). | 89 Incredibly Wonderful Movies You Need To Watch With Your Kids

The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky" (Home Hickam came to our local high school several years ago, and he autographed my book!)

The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky" (Home Hickam came to our local high school several years ago, and he autographed my book!)

"Smouldering October Skies," by Renato Muccillo  11 x 15 - oil

"Smouldering October Skies," by Renato Muccillo 11 x 15 - oil

Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky.

Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky.

From Rocket Boys to October Sky: How the Classic Memoir Rocket Boys Was Written and the Hit Movie October Sky Was Made Paperback ? Import 20 Sep 2013

From Rocket Boys to October Sky: How the Classic Memoir Rocket Boys Was Written and the Hit Movie October Sky Was Made Paperback – Import 20 Sep 2013

From Rocket Boys to October Sky: How the Classic Memoir Rocket Boys Was Written and the Hit Movie October Sky Was Made Paperback ? Import 20 Sep 2013

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. (Robert Henri)'October Sky' - Jeremy Lipking (b.1975)

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. (Robert Henri)'October Sky' - Jeremy Lipking (b.1975)

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