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Patt Morrison for May 22, 2012




SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off early May 22, 2012 as it heads for space carrying the company's Dragon spacecraft from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Dragon capsule is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station in a few days.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off early May 22, 2012 as it heads for space carrying the company's Dragon spacecraft from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Dragon capsule is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station in a few days.
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Space exploration has come a long way, but should it be privatized? And things have changed since George Holliday shot that video of the police beating Rodney King. Your cell phone can record videos, but people have been arrested for using their cell phones to shoot videos of arrests. Now the courts are saying nope, you have the right to record. Is this a victory? Plus, travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux takes his new protagonist back to the African nation of Theroux's Peace Corps youth, and peace is about the last thing he finds. That’s next time at one o’clock.