This 7-year-old boy may never get to fulfill his lifelong dream of going to outer space – but instead, he was given the next best thing.
Zayden Carter was diagnosed with congenital heart disease when he was just 2 days old. His condition, however, has never kept him from dreaming big.
The foundation organized a special “trip through space” and – for the first time ever – used virtual reality to make a wish come true.
The trip took place aboard the “Spaceship Zayden”; past Zayden’s house on Earth, past the moon, until finally, they arrived on Saturn.
The 7-year-old got to say hi to some friendly extraterrestrials before getting back on the ship and heading home. The first thing he said when he landed back on Earth: “So when can we do that again?”
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