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Maker Faire Rocket Set to Land on the Embarcadero

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The 40-foot, 8-ton "rococo retro-futurist" sculpture is scheduled to hit Pier 14 near Mission Street, where Louise Bourgeois' bronze "Crouching Spider" once stood. The "Raygun Gothic Rocketship," a work of the Five Ton Crane collective, recalls a more innocent time when Americans were obsessed with the lofty goal of space exploration and not how rapidly they might videochat on their smart phones. [the Examiner]