History Film / SpaceCamp

19th May '17 5:40:37 AM Macsen
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* SceneryPorn: The first couple of minutes after they reach orbit consists of the Blue Team, including Andie, taking some time to watch Earth beneath them (specifically Europe and northern Africa) as they approach their first on-orbit sunset.

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* SceneryPorn: The first couple of minutes after they reach orbit consists of the Blue Team, including Andie, taking some time to watch Earth beneath them (specifically Europe and northern Africa) as they approach their first on-orbit sunset. It acts as a good emotional buffer before RealityEnsues, allowing them to tackle the task of getting back home from a more rational perspective.
19th May '17 5:38:57 AM Macsen
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-->'''Kathryn:''' I could lose the liftoff, but this is incredible

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-->'''Kathryn:''' I could lose the liftoff, but this is incredibleincredible!
19th May '17 5:38:37 AM Macsen
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* SceneryPorn: The first couple of minutes after they reach orbit consists of the Blue Team, including Andie, taking some time to watch Earth beneath them (specifically Europe and northern Africa) as they approach their first on-orbit sunset.
-->'''Kathryn:''' I could lose the liftoff, but this is incredible
11th Mar '17 4:05:04 PM Macsen
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* EveryoneKnowsMorse: One of the campers thinks to use a telemetry switch to send Morse code in place of the nonfunctional radio. But it takes quite a while for anyone in the control room to notice that one of their console lights is rapidly blinking in an irregular pattern...
** Actually, a very regular pattern, unlike the rest of the console.

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* EveryoneKnowsMorse: One of the campers thinks to use a telemetry switch to send Morse code in place of the nonfunctional radio. But it takes quite a while for anyone in the control room to notice that one of their console lights is rapidly notice: before Jinx identifies it, it's lost among all the other blinking in an irregular pattern...
** Actually, a very regular pattern, unlike the rest of the console.
lights.
11th Mar '17 3:59:06 PM Macsen
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** Not long after, Andie rips into the Blue Team when a mission simulation goes bad.
11th Mar '17 3:55:48 PM Macsen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: An interesting case. The movie was filmed on location at the real-life Space Camp at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and at the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida. However, the movie places both locations together in the same vicinity. Space Camp at Kennedy Space Center did not open until 1987 (it closed in 2002).
9th Aug '16 5:40:29 PM Tallens
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* ActivationSequence: After hearing Max's wish to go into space, Jinx goes to the NASA main network, which he activates in a scene where the top of his main body lifts up with flashing lights coming out of it, while the computers activate one by one, their lights and screens coming on. He does it a second time later, but since we've already seen in by that point this one only lasts about five seconds as opposed to more than thirty.
26th Jul '16 11:32:50 AM Kitch
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* CaliforniaDoubling: An interesting case. The movie was filmed on location at the real-life Space Camp at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, and at the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, FL. However, the movie places both locations together in the same vicinity. Note that Space Camp was also at the Kennedy Space Center; however this one closed as of 2002.

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* CaliforniaDoubling: An interesting case. The movie was filmed on location at the real-life Space Camp at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, Alabama, and at the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, FL.Florida. However, the movie places both locations together in the same vicinity. Note that Space Camp was also at the Kennedy Space Center; however this one Center did not open until 1987 (it closed as of 2002.in 2002).
6th Jul '16 9:27:43 AM Mdumas43073
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'''''[=SpaceCamp=]''''' is a family adventure movie from 1986 about a group of kids at a space camp who unexpectedly get launched up into space for real. However the shuttle was still in pre-flight prepping and thus wasn't prepared for any kind of full mission. With only a limited air supply and virtually no communication with Earth, the kids and their instructor (played by Kate Capshaw) must [[PowerOfFriendship work together]] to get home safe and sound.

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'''''[=SpaceCamp=]''''' ''[=SpaceCamp=]'' is a family adventure movie from 1986 about a group of kids at a space camp who unexpectedly get launched up into space for real. However the shuttle was still in pre-flight prepping and thus wasn't prepared for any kind of full mission. With only a limited air supply and virtually no communication with Earth, the kids and their instructor (played by Kate Capshaw) must [[PowerOfFriendship work together]] to get home safe and sound.
6th Jul '16 12:48:36 AM Tallens
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* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Tish is in the middle of explaining her idea of sending Morse Code to NASA when she sees something interesting out the window.


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* DidNotThinkThisThrough: JINX apparently never considered that sending an unprepared shuttle, specifically one with just one tank of oxygen and short-range radio only, into space with people on board might not be the best idea. It only occurs to him after ''Atlantis'' is already in orbit, by which time it's too late to do anything about it.
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