Summertime is a special time for young boys.
Especially if they have a passion for rockets and space.
Jack's summer began with a disappointing failure: the first mission to Mars failed, the rocket exploded. Next, another disappointment, the bottle rocket Jack was testing exploded and he was grounded.
Would he miss the upcoming bottle rocket challenge? Was this the end of his summer?
Sometimes it's dangerous to pursue your dreams.
Sometimes you suffer setback, disillusionment, or even defeat.
And sometimes you almost destroy mom and dad's house, as Jack was about to find out.
Jack's idea would truly change the world. But creating a new kind of rocket engine had its costs.
Jack had failed once and almost died.
Now he had failed a second time and it looked like it would be the last. Unless he found support.
Then he found out through his mom that his dad, though long dead, had left the financial support he needed. And his mom, of course, was his number one supporter. And then there was Janie …