“Zero Gravity” follows a diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, Calif., who compete in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Seen through the wondrous eyes of three young students and their first-time coach, they each take an intimate and personal journey to space as their team grows from amateur coders to representing California in the ISS Finals Tournament — the culmination of a summer-long adventure that sees their incredible accomplishment performed by astronauts in orbit.
Jay Jay Patton was only 13 when she designed and built Photo Patch, a mobile app to help kids send photos and letters to parents who are incarcerated.
Sarah Klein & Tom Mason
Easton LaChappelle developed the world’s lightest weight and most affordable prosthetic limb, which was inspired by a science-fair-winning robotic arm he built as a teenager.
Featuring breathtaking footage of Earth from space, the film traces the intimate journey of an astronaut, raising questions about our shared home and our broader collective consciousness.