After announcing that NASA would phase out the space shuttle program, President Obama visited Elon Musk, the head of SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne. Will Musk's Falcon 9 bring aerospace leadership back to Southern California? We talk with him and others. Also, the cost of not standing up to be counted. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the failed bombing of Times Square led to speedy arrests in the US and Pakistan. It's also raised many questions about how the incident came about, how it's been handled and what it means for the future.
Banner image: Liftoff of the Falcon 1 RazakSAT mission, from the SpaceX launch site on Omelek Island, US Army Kwajalein Atoll, in the Central Pacific, on 14 July 2009 at 03:35 UTC.