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.
Mary, a person with an engineer's mind should be an engineer. You can't be a computer the rest of your life.
Mary Jackson: Mr. Zielinski, I'm a negro woman. I'm not gonna entertain the impossible.
Karl Zielinski: And I'm a Polish Jew whose parents died in a Nazi prison camp. Now...
At about the middle of the movie a TV reporter states, "It's a historic day here at Cape Canaveral. Alan Shepard and Freedom 7 will be launched into space at an altitude of about 116 miles an hour." The actor misspoke. The statement should have been, "... at an altitude of about 116 miles." (Actually, most historical accounts list an altitude of "115" - but that would be quibbling.)
$22,800,057 (USA) (6 January 2017)