SpaceX…The Final Frontier…Well, Not Quite…

Let me begin this posting, but confessing something. I love space. From an early age I’ve been fascinated with the space race. I always love watching clips of the Mercury 7 and the Apollo missions. Documentaries about the Voyager, Juno, Cassini probes, and the Mars rover missions are some of my favorites. I am a huge space nerd. Also, Star Trek over Star Wars always.

So this weekend was super exciting to watch the Space X launch of their Dragon spaceship, sending Bob and Doug (not the Canadians) to the International Space Station. In light of the problems we are facing here on planet earth, between the COVID-19 pandemic and the protests we are watching happening in real time in America, it was an uplifting moment. I reckon that this must have been similar to the zeitgeist of the 1960’s. The launch was a reminder that our true destiny is amongst the stars, if we can come together here on Earth first.

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