Matthew, confined to a wheelchair, had a unique
dream to experience our beautiful universe first hand. Printed photographs and slide shows of our
solar system dazzled his imagination.
But the most fascinating excursion for him would be to actually slide through space and embrace
the breathtaking heavens for the first time, looking through the lens of a powerful, research grade
Matthew wanted to see the awesome wonders for himself.
Normally, this would be considered next to impossible for him since the eyepiece of a large telescope
in a public observatory is often too high for a seated person to reach.
Getting a wheelchair bound person to the eyepiece of a telescope has historically been very difficult