January 11, 2014

SPACE: In all the confusion of the past week — there was a traffic jam on a bridge! — it’s worth noting that both SpaceX and Orbital Sciences had successful launches. It’s actually good that those don’t make as much news as they used to. I hope that soon they’ll be no more newsworthy than a timely Delta nonstop making it from Knoxville to La Guardia. Oh, wait, that would be news, based on my recent experience. . . .