"Jack: I always think of you as the 'Rocketman' - including the song that goes round and round in my head."
Meg Green, science teacher, Sarasota High School, Sarasota, FL
"Rocketman, I thought that you might be interested in his little tidbit of information.
We had our official ground breaking and to celebrate the event we had former astronaut, Captain Winston Scott and 12 sixth grade students launch an Estes rocket in downtown Tallahassee."
Michelle Personnette, Challenger Learning Center
On the Launch pad - Lido Beach FAST Convention
The Rocketman setting up at G-WIZ
"What a great job with the kids at summer camp! Thanks again for all you do for
and model rocketry. Keep'em Flying!"
Ann Grimm, Education Director, ESTES Industries
"I've flown on them - but nobody ever let me press the launch button before!"
Bill Readdy, Astronaut and Challenger Center - Chairman of the Board (see photo)
"Your launch was certainly the highlight of our Mars Day Celebration for many people, Thanks!"
Richard Sheldon, President, Board of Directors, G WIZ Hands-On-Museum
"Without your knowledge and expertise of science and rocketry, G-WIZ would not have been able to offer hands on activities of the highest level. Both campers and parents alike enjoyed discovery camp and asked for more."
Aleksandra Spalvins, Director of Education, G WIZ Hands-On-Museum, Sarasota, Florida
"I enjoyed your workshop. This is the kind of program we are looking for."
Dr. Penny Haskins, Florida Space Grant Consortium, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
"Thank you so much for the great workshop! I had a blast and am thinking of trying a rocket unit with my 6th graders."
Terri Richardson, Venice Middle School
"I have never seen this group of cub scouts so excited.....and we haven't even launched yet!"
Glenn Wachter, cub scout assistant leader
Assistant Principal, Harllee Middle.....and my right hand at G-WIZ
"I had some of my students open the rocket shipment when it came to school. You would have thought it was Christmas."
Mark Claire, science teacher, King Middle, Manatee County, FL
2007 Reach for the Stars winners John Forgione & Austin Thomas with astronaut Bill Readdy at Cape Coalwood
Jack & Kathy Colpas, co-directors
phone (941) 955-3958 fax (206) 350-7880
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