Elon Musk’s SpaceX company launched a secret spy satellite this morning, so the usual bright and bouncy SpaceX online coverage was absent today with one exception: the still-fascinating return of the first-stage rocket.
As we’ve noted previously, someday this will be generally ignored, as the space program was once it became routine. Today is not that day, however.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.