January 28th, 1986 Forrest Jr. was with his team from NASA to see the Space Shuttle Challenger take on its 10th take off into space. Then the shuttle exploded shortly after 70 seconds of take-off due to rapid deceleration & hot combustion of fuel.
Forrest Jr. was involved in creating & operating MIR for NASA. It was the first modular space station that orbited around space from 1986-1996. Forrest Jr was impressed for being a part of working for the MIR.
Forrest Jr. gets to meet the next elected president for 1992 which was president Bill Clinton. Forrest Jr was able to meet President Clinton because of Forrest Jr's hard dedicated work in NASA & being the wisest of all.