On Saturday, the private company, SpaceX, is scheduled to do what NASA's been doing for years: launch a capsule developed in Southern California to rendezvous with the International Space Station. That's if it can get off the ground and show the maneuverability needed to complete the docking and — presuming the Russian Soyuz will have gone home. We hear about the risks and potential benefits. Also, when Facebook goes public, will it help reduce California's state revenue shortfall? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, more on the Facebook IPO. Is the company really worth 105 times its annual earnings?
Banner image: DragonLab in orbit, courtesy of SpaceX