I had a job that occasionally put me inside the large aircraft factories of Boeing and Airbus. Being up close to large aircraft in various stages of completion for me was like what some get from going to an art fair. Amazing how these complex machines come together.
A younger me next to an older specialized Airbus plane:
Hopefully you heard of the recent good news coming from NASA’s Mars Curiosity mission. I was able to stay up and watch mission control on the internet. The landing was complex but went as planned. They parked a small car sized rover near a mountain on Mars.