Little girl’s reaction to a shuttle launch is absolutely priceless

Wait till she learns about SpaceX.

 

Monica Riese

Internet Culture

Published Aug 23, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 5:34 pm CDT

Kids aren’t exactly well-known for their attention spans, so watching this little girl transfixed by a shuttle launch for a full minute gives us hope for the next generation.

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Keith Zerfas caught this footage of his daughter sitting on the couch playing with a toy just as the countdown begins. “Oh my goodness,” Shaylee exclaims, before shouting, “It’s a rocket ship! It’s a rocket ship!”

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We might’ve opted for slightly more NSFW language, but we definitely agree: Space exploration is cool. Here’s hoping Shaylee stays this interested in science and technology for years to come.

H/T Viral Viral Videos | Screengrab via Keith Zerfas/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 23, 2014, 12:19 pm CDT