3D-printed rockets

Coming soon to a launch-pad near you:

https://www.businessinsider.com/relativity-space-3d-printed-rockets-mars-2018-10

SpaceX and others have been printing some parts for years, but it’s about time someone tried to print as many parts as possible. We’ll need that kind of tech once we get out into space.

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Thought for the day: Privilege

A few days ago, someone on a web forum–I forget which one–said we should feel really privileged to be able to live through the collapse of a major civilization, because so few people ever will. I guess that’s something to consider as we watch the West fall apart around us.