Homer Hickam--What an accomplished and inspiring American. Best-selling author, honored Vietnam veteran, and former NASA engineer. Wrote the book "Rocket Boys" which inspired the movie "October Sky".
Homer Hickam designed his using calculus that he taught himself. Description from english9orboctobersky.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Book Trailer for Homer Hickam's Crater Trueblood & The Lunar Rescue Company
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Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam, made into the film "October Sky" starring Jake Gyllenhaal. A West Virginia coal mining town, Sputnik, and boys dreams of building rockets.
Homer Hickam talks exploration, NASA and October Sky (2 of 3) - YouTube
Featured video at juliearduini.com: Why Homer Hickam wrote his series of novels set on the moon in the 22nd Century
Homer Hickam talks about building rockets and the October Sky Festival (3 of 3) - YouTube
Homer Hickam's book, "Rocket Boys," inspired these 4th graders to design and build a rocket out of everyday materials.
Homer Hickam: The Rocket Boys