Peabody award-winning author Christian Davenport talks about his new book "The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos."
Drawing on years of investigation and exclusive interviews with all four of the "Barons," Davenport brings a report on the birth of a new Space Age, fueled by some of the world's richest men as they struggle to end the governmental monopoly on the cosmos. Davenport is joined for an onstage conversation with award-winning science writer and editor Alan Boyle.
His new book, The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos will be available for purchase on site.
Doors at 6:30 PM;
Presentation at 7:30 PM with Q&A and book signing to follow.
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Christian is a staff writer at the Washington Post covering the space and defense industries for the financial desk. He is a recipient of the Peabody award for his work on veterans with traumatic brain injury and has been on reporting teams that were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize three times. Before joining the financial staff, Davenport was an editor on the Metro desk, overseeing coverage of local government and politics. As a frequent radio and television commentator, he has appeared on MSNBC,CNN, PBS NewsHour, and several NPR shows, including "All Things Considered" and "The Diane Rehm Show."
Alan is an aerospace and science editor at Geekwire.com, creator of Cosmiclog.com, and award-winning science writer and space reporter. Formerly the science editor of NBCNews.com, MSNBC, and MSNBC.com, he is the author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference."