Roger Ressmeyer 58 from Mercer Island, WA is one of the 20 finalists for the Seattle Space Needle’s “Space Race 2012” . Told he couldn’t become an astronaut in 1967 because of his diabetes, Roger opted to surround himself with by passion—becoming a space photographer for National Geographic. He also combined his hobby of creating model rockets with his love for giving back to the community by helping local 3rd graders launch their rockets and sharing their joy for space.
Now through the Space Needle’s “Space Race 2012” competition, Roger has a chance to win a sub-orbital space flight, but he needs your vote! Watch his entry video and then vote to send Roger Ressmeyer to space and help a dream 50 yrs in the making come true!
Vote for Roger’s entry via Facebook App “Space Race 2012”