The Awesome Astonishment of Now

My softball practice got rained out Saturday morning.  Just as I was trying to decide whether to be angry at my coach, God, or nature, I was diverted by a tweet from NASA. The SpaceX/Dragon CRS-14 Cargo Craft was about to be released from the International Space Station (ISS).  So at 9:23 am Eastern, instead of slogging through the traffic on I-95 north, I watched the event unfold live on my 24-inch computer monitor. (more…)