PG | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Paul Stafford (Jim Parsons) and Vivian Mitchell (Kirsten Dunst) are not based on real people. Instead, both characters are composites of different team members who worked at NASA, intended to represent the dismissive attitudes held by some of the white co-workers during this period.
No shoe is worth your life.
At the beginning of the movie, we see a Soviet rocket putting the dog Laika into space. We see a Vostok capsule on top of the rocket; Laika actually was launched inside a Sputnik capsule. Vostok capsules were only used for manned flights.
$22,800,057 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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