Originally in : Stories – All New Tales (ed N. Gaiman)
Wonderful story from Hand, full of humanity and tenderness. Good news is that it is online, so before you read the next para – read it here.
Two or three strong characters in the story, all far from perfect, who set themselves the task of re-creating lost footage of an early human-powered flight. The mourning widower, and his relationship with his son and his ex-colleagues, alongside a quotient of nerdy SF/spaceflight backdrop, gives the story depth and resonance.