Posts Tagged ‘Constellation’

Space: The Private Frontier

My new video (pro­duced by David Clair) is up at Time.com. It’s about Elon Musk and SpaceX – and we were almost fin­ished with it when the top­ic explod­ed into the news a week or so ago – Oba­ma, the bud­get, the future of NASA, Ares and con­tract­ing out space flights to pri­vate com­pa­nies. We didn’t set out to address all that but we did include it.  Check it out…

Paul Simon – The Way We Look to a Distant Constellation

The­se are the days of mir­a­cle and won­der
This is the long dis­tance call
The way the cam­era fol­lows us in slo-mo
The way we look to us all
The way we look to a dis­tant con­stel­la­tion
That’s dying in a cor­ner of the sky
The­se are the days of mir­a­cle and won­der
And don’t cry, baby, don’t cry
Don’t cry

– Paul Simon, “The Boy in the Bub­ble” (from the Grace­land album)