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We MOVED! And we are currently re-working the site. So things are a bit 'minimalist' for now. Check back soon for the 'new look' and some great new features!

Some great sites about rocketry below

Tripoli Rocketry Association / National Association of Rocketry / Air and Space Magazine

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

Please sign the guestbook!

To sign the guestbook, please clickhere
To view the guestbook, please click here

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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.