Set in a West Virginian coal mining village in 1957, an unlikely group of high schoolers are inspired by the launch of the Sputnik satellite. With an idea and innovative spirit, the team sets the goal of building a rocket. Despite a series of setbacks, tough family circumstances, and naysayers, the team presses on towards their goal. The best part? It’s all true. Homer goes on to a work as a NASA engineer on projects including the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station. This feel‐good story of innovation and a drive for success is nothing short of inspiring.