NIH Releases the Rocket Boys of NIH Cartoon for Children


NIH Rocket Boys Website:
Resources in Spanish and English
A new children’s cartoon tells the inspiring and true story of how two kids were launched into a scientific adventure in 1957 after receiving a “grant” from the National Institutes of Health to build a rocket ship. This video is part of NIH’s outreach efforts to engage young people in science and show them the dynamic way NIH advances medical research and health.

The Rocket Boys of NIH cartoon is now available to broadcasters in English and Spanish and to webmasters and the public on YouTube. Go to The Center for Scientific Review ‘s website to view the NIH Rocket Boys cartoon:




[Read the complete NIH News Release  online at ]

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