In reality, it was barely a couple of kilometres away from my house. But it still reminds me that kids can - and should - dream big. And it probably doesn't hurt to occasionally revisit the places that made your childhood seem so charmed in the first place.
Your turn: Do you ever go back to places that mattered to you as a child? What do you find when you get there?
Note: To share your own sky-themed perspective as part of this week's Thematic, head here.