Science & Technology

Turning and Turning, Falcon Widens Gyre


After three abortive tries, Space X's Falcon I rocket reached orbit yesterday:

reason has a long, proud history of getting too excited about developments in the private space industry, something Ron Bailey will be chronicling in the upcoming 40th anniversary issue of the print magazine. But I'm going to go ahead and get excited anyway.

For more of me getting pumped about a space vacation—which I'm sure I'll be able to afford when the market recovers—revisit Space Travel for Fun and Profit.