Both Brian and Tara are friends, so congrats to them both! On seeing the launch of Discovery, I mean. That's a memory to last a lifetime... together.
- Science can be funny
- Space travel isn't funny. Well, OK, maybe it is a little.
- Endeavour sets wheel to Earth one last time
- Touchdown (Discovery's last landing)
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.