When I was young, I used to check this out from the library every chance I got. I can still
remember the weight of the box, the texture of the plastic cover, the rattle of the tape in
the box. I loved the documentary, the cool 80’s music accompanying the launch. I used
to pretend my slinky was a Space shuttle launching, singing the music from the video as
I raised it up. I loved the space shuttle, and always wanted to watch a launch in person.
I was so disappointed when I found out the U.S. was retiring the Space Shuttle