A top NASA scientist, Wilhelm Von Huber, is too involved in the race to space to pay much attention to his young son Billy.
Billy finds refuge from his
loneliness when he
befriends a chimp being trained for space flight.
When Billy discovers a plot to sabotage the chimp's flight, he's
forced to go to his
father for help.
To save the chimp and the flight, Billy and his
father will have to learn to work together.
Actual space footage is used in the film.