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Hidden Figures

Postby martymonsta » Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:07 pm

My wife told me about this movie that is coming out soon (Feb 16 in Aust) that she wants to go watch, it is the story of Katherine Johnson, the African American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician who calculated flight trajectories for Project Mercury and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon.



Looks really good and will hopefully inspire more women to become involved in your hobby.
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby kopius » Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:38 am

That looks awesome!
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby CATO » Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:44 am

I will differently be seeing this... Thanks for sharing Marty...
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby OverTheTop » Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:42 am

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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby CATO » Fri Dec 09, 2016 11:57 am


"In thrust we trust"

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PB - Gorilla N2717WC, H: 10,260', S: M1.14

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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby october sky » Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:45 pm

Yeah.....looks really cool.... 8)
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby SpaceManMat » Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:27 am

Sounds like a great story.
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby str8up » Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:17 pm

Thanks for sharing Marty. Will definitely be keeping an eye out for it.

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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby Viking » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:28 pm

Looks like a great movie, cheers for the heads-up.

Interestingly, when they meet John Glenn and he asks what they do, her reply in previews 1 and 3 is "Calculate your launch and landing sir", but in preview 2 replies "Calculate your trajectories"

I wonder which will make the final cut...
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Hidden Figures

Postby kopius » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:58 pm

Free pre-screenings have been announced and you get 2 tickets to selected cinemas here: http://www.showfilmfirst.com/pin/812206

I've already booked a couple for the Robins Screening :-)

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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby SpaceManMat » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:32 am

kopius wrote:Free pre-screenings have been announced and you get 2 tickets to selected cinemas here: http://www.showfilmfirst.com/pin/812206

I've already booked a couple for the Robins Screening :-)

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Count me in. This site is very cool, how come I never heard of it?
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby SpaceManMat » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:01 pm

Just realized the Robins viewing is tomorrow. My daughter told me she would like to attend, if someone has an extra seat they don't want can you let me know please?
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby SpaceManMat » Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:34 pm

Bmore tickets available via https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/281292
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby kopius » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:01 am

Attended the pre-screening of Hidden Figures last night and I must say, this is now on the cards to be part of a double feature on the Starlight Cinema at Thunda Down Under 2018!
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Re: Hidden Figures

Postby SpaceManMat » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:55 pm

A really good movie that veryone needs to go see, not just mad rocket types such as myself.

Take the misses tell them its a chick flick...
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