Christian Davenport

reporter covering NASA and the space industry for Washington Post

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Metro Desk Editor at the Washington Post

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Picture yourself suspended in space, staring down at the blue marble you call home. This could soon be a reality, depending on your tax bracket, height and weight.

Outer space is the new hot vacation destination for the super rich

Picture yourself suspended in space, staring down at the blue marble you call home. This could soon be a reality, depending on your tax bracket, height and weight.

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President Trump wants a Space Force -- a sixth branch of the military -- to tackle space. He says, "It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space.

Astronauts in the time of private space exploration

President Trump wants a Space Force -- a sixth branch of the military -- to tackle space. He says, "It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space.

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's job is to protect wetlands. Is that why he can't convince anyone he's draining the swamp?

Scott Pruitt in hot water for looking swamplike

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's job is to protect wetlands. Is that why he can't convince anyone he's draining the swamp?

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