This nostalgic made-for-TV film aimed at young viewers sometimes sacrifices scientific and historical reality in favor of kid-friendly drama. Following WWII, the US government welcomes German scientists whose expertise could help America compete against the Soviet Union's space program. And as late as 1960, hard-working NASA employees like Wilhelm von Huber (James Woods) are coping with prejudice at the space agency's Cocoa Beach, Fla, research facility. Widowed Wilhelm is raising a small son, Billy (Alex D. Linz), while contending with bellicose pro-American propagandists like Astro-C Corporation, who are rooting for Wilhelm's crew to fail. Wilhelm's bosses, concern...