Launching rockets is a complicated thing. Landing them upright on a platform floating in the ocean? Well, that's never been done before. But SpaceX, the private space exploration company founded by billionaire Elon Musk, plans to give it a try Monday.
A diehard New York Democrat sits in her congressional office, looking over details of one of her pet bills. In walks a far-right Republican, a woman from the West who was part of the Tea Party Caucus -- the sort who'd seem an obvious adversary.