“I mean they start with engines that were literally made in the ’60s and, like, packed away in Siberia somewhere.” Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars | WIRED

Musk: The results are pretty crazy. One of our competitors, Orbital Sciences, has a contract to resupply the International Space Station, and their rocket honestly sounds like the punch line to a joke. It uses Russian rocket engines that were made in the ’60s. I don’t mean their design is from the ’60s—I mean they start with engines that were literally made in the ’60s and, like, packed away in Siberia somewhere.

via Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars | WIRED.

“It’s a familiar tune that after decades of proclaiming that he’s an objective just-the-facts see-no-bias workaday newsman, when a nationally prominent reporter retires or goes from covering a beat to writing an opinion column, he invariably emerges as a full-on leftwing activist.” Ed Driscoll » Gray Lady Self-Parodies

It’s a familiar tune that after decades of proclaiming that he’s an objective just-the-facts see-no-bias workaday newsman, when a nationally prominent reporter retires or goes from covering a beat to writing an opinion column, he invariably emerges as a full-on leftwing activist.

via Ed Driscoll » Gray Lady Self-Parodies.