ZERO GRAVITY

A diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, CA, compete in a nationwide tournament sponsored by MIT and NASA to code satellites aboard the International Space Station.

ZERO GRAVITY premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival in March 2021

Genre:

Documentary

Subgenre:

Science, Space, Inspirational, Family

Language:

English with Spanish Subtitles

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USA

73 Minutes

Thomas Verrette

Thomas Verrette and Haller Rice

Executive Producer

Stacey Parks/ Media Sparks

Synopsis

ZERO GRAVITY follows a diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, CA, who compete in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station. Seen through the wondrous eyes of three young students and their first-time coach, they each take an intimate and personal journey to space as their team grows from amateur coders to representing California in the ISS Finals Tournament -- the culmination of a summer-long adventure that sees their incredible accomplishment performed by astronauts in orbit.

Genre: Documentary

Director: Thomas Verrette

Producers: Thomas Verrette/ Haller Rice

Media Sparks Role: Executive Producer

ZERO GRAVITY