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--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".

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Homer Hickam designed his using calculus that he taught himself. Description from english9orboctobersky.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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

Book Trailer for Homer Hickam's Crater Trueblood & The Lunar Rescue Company

Rocket BoysBased on the book written by:Homer H. Hickam jr. Description from rocketboysproject1.weebly.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Rocket BoysBased on the book written by:Homer H. Hickam jr. Description from rocketboysproject1.weebly.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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.

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.

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Homer Hickam talks exploration, NASA and October Sky (2 of 3) - YouTube

Homer Hickam talks exploration, NASA and October Sky (2 of 3) - YouTube

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Featured video at juliearduini.com: Why Homer Hickam wrote his series of novels set on the moon in the 22nd Century

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 talks about building rockets and the October Sky Festival (3 of 3) - YouTube

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Homer Hickam's book, "Rocket Boys," inspired these 4th graders to design and build a rocket out of everyday materials.

Homer Hickam's book, "Rocket Boys," inspired these 4th graders to design and build a rocket out of everyday materials.

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