A Space Reporter’s Swan Song After 44 Years On The Beat

When I was seven, my father took me out in an Alabama cotton field and told me to watch the sky over my grandfather’s house. After a minute or two he exclaimed, “There it is!” Together we watched in awe as a small point of light moved steadily across the familiar starscape above us. It was Sputnik 1...

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