Please join us for a screening and panel discussion of the new film, ‘A Million Miles Away,’ the true story of how the son of California sharecroppers became an astronaut.
From the film’s official description: “Inspired by the real-life story of NASA flight engineer José Hernández, A Million Miles Away follows him on a decades-long journey, from a rural village in Michoacán, Mexico, to more than 200 miles above the Earth in the International Space Station. With the support of his family, José’s drive & determination culminate in the opportunity to achieve his seemingly impossible goal.”
The film runs for approximately two hours and will be followed by a short discussion/reflection from Princeton astrophysics and engineers. Open to the University Community and their families. The movie is rated PG. Please register in advance!