Pinkerton: What the Tech Tycoon Space Race Means for the Rest of Us

The future of space exploration will likely be some sort of public-private partnership. If space-bound billionaires are willing to do their part for the nation and if American political leaders have the vision to see space travel as a 1492-like opportunity, then this could be the beginning of a new epoch of American Greatness. 

Photo by: Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 7/11/21 Richard Branson takes flight today with his space company, Virgin Galactic. STAR MAX File Photo: 7/14/17 Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson lights up the Empire State Building in celebration of DS Virgin Racing's arrival to New York City and the inaugural …

Xi Jinping Sends Mission to Mars While Chinese Heartland Remains Underwater

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday touted advances in the “great socialist cause” over the past century, including the “War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea” – i.e. the Chinese military intervention that unleashed the inhuman evil of the North Korean Communist regime upon the people of Korea and the world – and culminating in China’s launch of an unmanned mission to Mars. Meanwhile, southern China remains submerged in flood water and nervous residents wonder if the huge Three Gorges Dam can withstand the stress from the swollen Yangtze River.

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a Long March-5 rocket is seen at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province, Friday, July 17, 2020. China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in a bold attempt to join the …