Now that NASA has launched its last shuttle mission, the agency is looking to the private sector to build and operate the next generation of space exploration vehicles. One of the companies that have received NASA money for research and development is Boeing. The Federal Drive spoke with John Elbon, the executive in charge of Boeing’s commercial crew and cargo space programs about what the future of space travel may look like.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.