MASA MASA   Join the National Association of Rocketry Minnesota Rocketry Network

About MASA


  Join MASA

Events Schedule



  Meeting Reports


  Launch Reports

Planet Newsletter

  Planet Online




  Email List


  Outreach Reports

Photo Gallery


Files -n- Forms

MASSY Awards

Open Contest



Last updated: Nov 11, 2000
Site hosted courtesy of the
Minnesota Rocketry Network
Alan Estenson, Webmaster

MASA Members Attend Free Screening of October Sky (2/6/1999)

On Tuesday evening, January 26, many MASA members braved the icy winter weather and travelled to the Mall of America in Bloomington.  The evening's attraction was a free sneak preview of the movie October Sky, based upon the book Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.  (IMHO) It's a great movie and story - well worth the price of admission.  As is usually the case, the book was given somewhat of a "Hollywood" treatment during its transformation for the silver screen.  For greater information and depth of character, see the movie and then read the book; it's available at your local or online bookseller.

Comments after the movie included "I'd pay to see it again."; "Great movie!"; "A good family movie."

October Sky will go into general release in theaters during February.  For more information, check out the official web site,
(Alan Estenson)

Back to News