That kind of orbit would, at certain times, bring the Tesla near Mars. A livestream from the payload showed surreal views of the car and its sole passenger, a mannequin stuffed into a Space X space suit, floating above Earth.The Tesla successfully reached orbit Tuesday afternoon, attached to the upper part of the rocket, and coasted for about six hours—a move meant to demonstrate a new capability for the U. Then Space X cut the feed, and the upper stage’s engine reignited one last time to give the Tesla a final push into its destined orbit.They shared that exceedingly rare moment with athletes and coaches from North Korea, which did nothing to organize the event, missed the registration deadline for sending a delegation, and boasts only two athletes who qualified for the competition on merit.(The International Olympic Committee, which along with the South Korean government spent months trying to convince North Korea to come to the Games, made exceptions so that the North could compete.) SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—This community was still reeling from the recession in 2012 when it got a piece of what seemed like good news.Suffice to say that I made either the wise decision to skip them or the only marginally less-wise decision to repress all memory of them.But writing about movies is something I’m paid to do, and occasionally that entails a degree of professional self-sacrifice.Instead of debating whether or not Russia attempted to influence the 2016 elections—in ways that ranged from encouraging incorrect voting methods to promoting fake rallies to sharing false election stories—Americans should be debating how to counter this activity.The 2018 midterm elections are fast approaching, and the threat remains.
I don’t believe that I read either of the book’s sequels, though I can’t attest to that with much confidence.
And it was written by a man who has himself been accused by at least 19 women of sexual misconduct.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—There is, at this very moment, a shiny red car floating around in our solar system.
After a year of fire-and-fury threatening and nuclear-button measuring, of Little-Rocket-Man and mentally-deranged-dotard name-calling, of apocalyptic warnings about another war on the Korean peninsula, it was heartening to witness. There are few experiences as special as walking in last at the Opening Ceremony of an Olympics your country is hosting, when you have worked so hard to be there and your country has worked so hard to stage the spectacle.
There they were, the South and North Korean Olympic teams marching together in sparkling white jackets behind a flag symbolizing Korean unity, as the soulful notes of the Korean folk song “Arirang” played and top South and North Korean officials warmly greeted each other in the stands, during an Opening Ceremony in Pyeongchang extolling peace. “It is so rare in an athlete’s life that you get to even compete in an Olympic Games.