- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 2, 2004
- Originally Released: 1986
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Stereo Surround - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 06/06/1986
"...A wholesome and fun-filled summertime diversion....Simulated imaginatively through special effects..."
Variety - 06/04/1986
"...A youthful view of outer space....[The effects] provide a few soaring vistas..."
Total Film - 11/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "Cheesy but fun, this kids-in-space jaunt will fire the nostalgia thrusters of any '80s child."
Empire - 12/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]eam spirit is built, romance found and teenage angst addressed....As much fun as you remember."
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.
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.
Family (General) |
Kids Adventure |
Space Exploration |
Theatrical Release |
- Color by MGM.
- Print by DeLuxe.
- Filmed on location at the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.