Homer Hickam Net Worth
Homer Hickam net worth: Homer Hickam is an American author and former NASA engineer who has a net worth of $1 million. Homer Hickam was born in Coalwood, West Virginia in February 1943. Hickam's autobiographical novel Rocket Boys: A Memoir was published in 1998. It was a #1 New York Times Best Seller and became the basis for the 1999 movie October Sky. Hickam was a member of the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was also an engineer for the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command and later was an aerospace engineer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. As an author he wrote the Coalwood series which includes Rocket Boys, The Coalwood Way, Sky of Stone and We Are not Afraid. Hickam also authored the Josh Thurlow series which includes The Keeper's Son, The Ambassador's Son, and The Far Reaches. He has also authored Back to the Moon: A Novel, Red Helmet, Torpedo Junction, and The Dinosaur Hunter.