Editorial: SpaceX deserves to be celebrated

Elon Musk was entitled to be elated when he welcomed two NASA astronauts back to Earth on Aug 2. His company, SpaceX, had blasted them into space and then brought them safely home 63 days later. The entire mission was a marvel of engineering and a milestone for American enterprise. In its current mood of exhaustion and discord, the country might need reminding that, for all its shortcomings, it’s still capable of stirring achievements.