Front page on this month's WIRED is Rocketboom, a nifty little story about the private rocket industry. WIRED does delicious covers, but this one is almost frame worthy. Here's the web version:
The hardcover is a lot better.
I am a fan of private space ventures. They represent, in my mind, the best in human ingenuity, advancement and potential. They also make killer background material for a story. Any story.
Conestoga's for the Remnant?
Western Civilization is going to the stars. Count on it.