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Wildcard: The Race for Space with Author Christian Davenport

Industry Focus

On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Wildcard Wednesday catch host Jason Moser's full interview with Washington Post space reporter and author of "The Space Barons" Christian Davenport as they talk about Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and the business of space! Check out more of our content here: Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

28mins

30 Jun 2021

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Space Policy Pod: Episode 18 (Christian Davenport, The Washington Post)

Space Policy Pod

Christian Davenport is a reporter covering the defense and space industries for The Washington Post’s Financial desk. He joined The Post in 2000 and has had an array of assignments. Before joining the Financial staff, Christian was an editor on the Metro desk, overseeing coverage of local government and politics. He has also worked at Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Austin American-Statesman. Christian is the author of two books, and he won the Peabody Award in 2010. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from Colby College.

28mins

10 Mar 2021

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T+180: Christian Davenport, The Washington Post, on the SLS Green Run, Axiom Ax-1, Virgin Orbit

Main Engine Cut Off

Christian Davenport, reporter at The Washington Post, joins me to talk about the aborted SLS Green Run hot fire, the space policy landscape as we enter a new administration, Axiom’s Ax-1 mission and its crew, and Virgin Orbit’s first successful launch to orbit.This episode of Main Engine Cut Off is brought to you by 37 executive producers—Brandon, Matthew, Simon, Lauren, Melissa, Kris, Pat, Matt, Jorge, Ryan, Donald, Lee, Chris, Warren, Bob, Russell, Moritz, Joel, Jan, Grant, David, Joonas, Robb, Tim Dodd (the Everyday Astronaut!), Frank, Julian and Lars from Agile Space, Tommy, Matt, Space Exploration Engineering, and seven anonymous—and 473 other supporters.TopicsChristian Davenport (@wapodavenport) / TwitterChristian Davenport - The Washington PostThe Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos - Bookshop.orgThe Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos - AmazonOfficials had doubts about likely success of NASA SLS test, briefing notes show - The Washington PostTrump pushed NASA to land astronauts on the moon by 2024. It’s not going to happen. - The Washington PostMeet the private citizens who'll pay $55 million each to fly to the International Space Station - The Washington PostEpisode 32 - Well Within the Kill Zone | Off-NominalRichard Branson's Virgin Orbit rocket reaches space - The Washington PostThe ShowLike the show? Support the show!Email your thoughts, comments, and questions to anthony@mainenginecutoff.comFollow @WeHaveMECOListen to MECO HeadlinesJoin the Off-Nominal DiscordSubscribe on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn or elsewhereSubscribe to the Main Engine Cut Off NewsletterBuy shirts and Rocket Socks from the Main Engine Cut Off ShopMusic by Max Justus

37mins

28 Jan 2021

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Police Abolition with Prof. Christian Davenport

MK on the Mic

This is Season 4 Episode 3 of MK on the Mic, a podcast dedicated to having conversations relevant to POC communities. I am joined by Prof. Christian Davenport, Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan as well as a Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies and Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo. In this episode we dissect police abolition. Find timestamped topics below: 1:16 Why were the police set up in the USA? 3:16 The type of people who join the police force 4:50 Why are states finding violent people and bringing them into the fold? 7:30 Can we just sack all of the police officers? 8:42 If we take weapons away from the police, what’s stopping people from being violent for the sake of being violent? 11:06 What keeps society from being violent? Most communities have no interaction with the police. 15:34 The history of over-policing of the black community. 18:50 Funding and reallocation of resources. 20:00 The inequality gap and violent crime. 25:00 When white cops kill white citizens, why is there no footage or protests? 29:00 Accountability and justifying shootings. 37:00 What can we learn from Norway? Please share this episode on your IG stories, Twitter etc, and tag me so I can say thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on the Apple Podcasts app, link:
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40mins

4 Oct 2020

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345. Christian Davenport on Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin

Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - A Science Fiction Podcast

Interview

1hr

25 Jan 2019

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42: Christian Davenport with Alan Boyle

Town Hall Seattle Science Series

Nearly a half-century after Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of billionaire entrepreneurs, jocularly referred to as the “Space Barons,” are pouring their fortunes into the resurrection of the American space program. Washington Post staff writer Christian Davenport brought to our stage the remarkable accounts of risk and high adventure by these four billionaires—Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Paul Allen—sharing excerpts collected in his 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 brought us 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 was joined for an onstage conversation with award-winning science writer and editor Alan Boyle. Davenport and Boyle discussed the Silicon Valley-style innovation at work to dramatically lower the cost of space travel, and the potential for these programs to send humans even further than NASA has ever achieved. Together they outlined the hardships facing this new space movement: startups warring with established contractors and the entrepreneurs’ personal clashes which threaten to scuttle their private projects before they come to fruition. Join Davenport and Boyle for a comprehensive look at the spacefaring projects funded by the founders of some of the biggest brands in the world, and the potential for these industry-upending titans to aim for the moon, Mars, and beyond. Christian Davenport 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 Diane Rehm. Alan Boyle 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. Recorded live at Museum of Flight on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

1hr

30 Apr 2018

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4-22-18: Christian Davenport, 'The Space Barons', www.museumofflight.org Apr 25

Sunday Morning Magazine

Christian Davenport is a staff writer at the Washington Post where he covers the space and defense industries for the financial desk. So he's had the opportunity to be up close with the recent history of space activities. Christian is also an author whose newest book is: The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos. Christian will be in Seattle at the Museum of Flight (a great Seattle treasure!) on Wednesday April 25 at 6:30 to discuss the book, sign copies, etc. www.museumofflight.org

28mins

22 Apr 2018

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24. The Space Barons – Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos – featuring author Christian Davenport

Your Online Coffee Break

Christian Davenport recently released his book “The Space Barons”, the story of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and the Quest to colonize the cosmos. Chris has been a staff writer at The Washington Post since 2000 and currently covers the space and defense industries for the financial desk. He is a recipient of the Peabody award... The post 24. The Space Barons – Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos – featuring author Christian Davenport appeared first on Your Online Coffee Break podcast.

15mins

2 Apr 2018

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49: Christian Davenport Interview

SPEXcast

This week on SPEXcast, we interview Christian Davenport, staff writer for The Washington Post, and author of the new book, 'Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos'. We ask him what inspired him to tell this story now, and for his insight into industry trends like the shift from Journey to Mars back to the Moon. You can check out a written version of the interview and additional links and references at https://blog.spexcast.com/space-reporter-chris-davenport .

1hr

23 Mar 2018

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Late COW; Woman thinks she's a cat;'Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport talks about his story: "Why investors are following Musk, Bezos in betting on the stars";We talk about more stuff; Final Thoughts

The Armstrong and Getty Show (Bingo)

1 - Late COW; Woman thinks she's a cat. 2 - Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport talks about his story: "Why investors are following Musk, Bezos in betting on the stars". 3 - The News with Marshall Phillips. 4 - We talk about more stuff; Final Thoughts.

29 Jan 2016