The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.
"Based on an extraordinary true story."
Special features: Aiming high: The story of the Rocket Boys, hear the story of the real "Rocket Boys" as they supported Homer Hickam in his journey from a coal mining town to NASA; feature commentary with Homer Hickam; spotlight on location; production notes; theatrical trailer.