Herb Ferguson and I are standing in the shadows next to the polished, metal base of this sculpture at Marshall Space Flight center. It is located in the alcove behind building 4200 which protects it from the wind.

Reflecting the blue sky, water emerges from the column under the space plane model, flows down, and then over the base to the catch basin slits. This sculpture combines the color of the sky with the water flow to make it more than a simple static display or a fountain spray.

This quicktime movie shows what it is looks like in operation:

All photos made with a ZoomCAM, Macally USB Cardbus, and PowerBook G3/300 Wallstreet . . . a Macintosh, of course.