- Category: Contests
- Published: Monday, 04 September 2023 16:03
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Michael Peña stars as NASA flight engineer José Hernández in the Prime Video movie, A MILLION MILES AWAY, who was rejected by the space program 11 times until his perseverance skyrocketed him into space. Watch his inspirational story in 10 cities nationwide by entering below and claiming your free pair of movie tickets*.
A MILLION MILES AWAY also stars Rosa Salazar, Bobby Soto, Sarayu Blue, Veronica Falcón, Julio César Cedillo, Garret Dillahunt and Eric Johnson
A MILLION MILES AWAY premieres on Prime Video on September 15.
Inspired by the real-life story of NASA flight engineer José Hernández, A Million Miles Away follows him and his devoted family of proud migrant farm workers on a decades-long journey, from a rural village in Michoacán, Mexico, to the fields of the San Joaquin Valley, to more than 200 miles above the Earth in the International Space Station. With the unwavering support of his hard-working parents, relatives and teachers, José’s unrelenting drive & determination culminate in the opportunity to achieve his seemingly impossible goal. Acclaimed writer and director Alejandra Márquez Abella has created a dazzling tribute to the loyalty and tenacity of the entire Hernández family, as well as anyone who dares to dream.
Based on the book “Reaching for the Stars: The Inspiring Story of a Migrant Farmworker Turned Astronaut” by José Hernández