Zach (Tom Skerritt) is a former space jockey who now runs the SpaceCamp where young people learn the fundamentals of operating outer-space hardware. His wife Andie (Kate Capshaw), while waiting for her turn to ride the shuttle, is set to teach a new group of campers: Kathryn (Lea
Thompson), a determined girl who wants to be an astronaut; Tish (Kelly Preston), a bejeweled blonde whose airhead demeanor belies her intelligence; Rudy (Larry B. Scott), a would-be scientist; Kevin (Tate Donovan), a bored pretty boy who is more interested in Kathryn than anything else; and Max
(Leaf Phoenix), an obnoxious runt who befriends a robot. Trouble begins when the robot decides t...