TOBY SHAPSHAK: How to Trump a space launch
Despite the US president’s actions on the WHO and Hong Kong’s special status, the big news was his Twitter tirade
The first private launch of humans from Earth and the docking with the International Space Station (ISS) was the big success of the weekend. But there was actually a bigger story in tech in the past week.
Not to say that the first nongovernment space flight of two US astronauts — Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken — wasn’t big news. It is worth stopping to celebrate the moment. The launch was the culmination of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s dream to fly people into space.