Rocket Boys Author Homer Hickam Named Candidate to Space Panel

Native West Virginian Homer Hickam, author of “Rocket Boys”, the acclaimed book that led to the hit movie “October Sky”, has been appointed a candidate to the President’s National Space Council. Pending official appointment by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the selected members of the Users Advisory Group will serve to fulfill President Trump’s mandate to “foster close coordination, cooperation, and technology and information exchange”