While attending the United States Space Camp, five teenagers and their instructor are accidentally launched into space on board a shuttle and they must figure out how to bring themselves safely back to Earth.
Kelly Preston - American actress, JERRY MAGUIRE
Kate Capshaw - American Actress, INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
Kathleen Sue Nail - American Actress, INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
Joaquin Phoenix - American actor, WALK THE LINE
Joaquin Rafael Bottom - American actor, WALK THE LINE
Leaf Phoenix - American actor, WALK THE LINE
Lief Phoenix - American actor, WALK THE LINE
Harry Winer - TV Producer/Director
Larry B. Scott - Supporting Actor
Tom Skerritt - American actor
Tate Donovan - American Supporting Actor
John Williams - American film composer, STAR WARS (1977)
John Towner Williams - American film composer, STAR WARS (1977)
Johnny Williams - American film composer, STAR WARS (1977)
Lea Thompson - American actress
Aspiring young astronauts not only train at the United States Space Camp in a summer program for teenagers, but get more than they bargained for when their test craft is accidentally launched into the universe. Now they must use their newly acquired skills to get back to earth.
Color by MGM. Print by DeLuxe. Filmed on location at the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
"...A wholesome and fun-filled summertime diversion....Simulated imaginatively through special effects..." - 06/06/1986 New York Times, p.C10
"...A youthful view of outer space....[The effects] provide a few soaring vistas..." - 06/04/1986 Variety
3 stars out of 5 -- "Cheesy but fun, this kids-in-space jaunt will fire the nostalgia thrusters of any '80s child." - 11/01/2008 Total Film, p.148
3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]eam spirit is built, romance found and teenage angst addressed....As much fun as you remember." - 12/01/2008 Empire, p.211