Frank H. Beckman
"Frank H. Beckman, Jr. son of Frank H. Beckman, Sr. and Laura Newhall Evans-Beckman. Born and raised in a farm house in Seabrook, New Hampshire. As a kid he would spend hours making model airplanes from scratch in the front room of the family farm house. His father would send him outside to play, saying to him go out and explore. This idea increased his imagination to explore new idea's like making a parachute from a sheet and jumping off of the barn. That idea didn't land well nor did he. Then when he got the idea to make a make shift sea diver's helmet. This idea also didn't go well and he nearly drowned. Frank was always a kid with a vision and spent nights looking up at the stars. After Navy WWII this vision turned into a reality, which brought him into the Space Age..North American Aviation, which became his next vision to explore. Projects included the X-10, X-15, Navaho Project (black), Satellites, Saturn, Gemini, Atlas, Apollo, GPS, Space Shuttle, Space Station just to name a few. Yes, this vision became a reality for him with a few idea's that sometimes didn't land well. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Marjorie Beckman, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends."