The First: Captain Chestmeat Finds His Grace

Death haunts the opening act of The First. The chrome bus that takes the Providence crew out to the launch, the waterside mounted bleachers where the families watch and, most of all, the skittering angles of the SRBs after the ship explodes in mid-air. Apollo 1 and Challenger, scars on the face of crewed spaceflight evoked respectfully but not painlessly. This […]

The First: Captain Chestmeat Finds His Grace