Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Wacky complications ensue when a little boy comes into possession of a ray gun that compels anyone caught in its beam to tell the truth. He uses it to prevent his orphanage from being shut down by creditors and to help a cute couple fall in love.
A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.
A profile of the pioneering rocket scientist Bob Truax.
Rocket Man, the luckiest man on earth... or is he? When the BDU-33 bomb fell from the F-16 fighter plane on Thursday, March 13, 2008, it made U.S. history being the first military bomb to accidentally fall on a residential home. For Jeremy Isbell, resident of Tulsa, Oklahoma and the occupant of this destroyed dwelling, this was only a single incident in a long string of bizarre occurrences in his extraordinary life. Be prepared to hear the tale of an outlandish bombing on an innocent and unfortunate citizen.
A blacklisted reporter brings his shady ways to a small-town newspaper after being fired from a big city daily.
Rocket Man is a BBC television drama series, produced in 2005, about a recently widowed Welsh man who is struggling to build a rocket in which to launch his wife's ashes into space. It was created by Alison Hume and stars Robson Green, Charles Dale and John Rhys Halliwell. The six hour-long episodes in the series were filmed in Druridge Bay, Northumberland.