Hello and welcome to the official site for the Original Rocket Boys. Here you can access information about the original six boys that Homer Hickam made famous in his book "Rocket Boys: A Memoir" and from the movie "October Sky". Enjoy and thank you for coming by! Sincerely, 'the Original Rocketboys'.
To go directly to their individual Bios, just click the names below
Billy / Homer / Jimmy / Quentin / RoyLee / Sherman
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To view the guestbook, please click here
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Web pages and custom GIF work By M. Edward Lovett of E.L.Design/C.I.A. Edu.
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Rocket Boys, Big Creek Missile Agency, and Auk are registered by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. with the Dept. of Commerce Patent and Trademark Office. All rights are reserved by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.