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Reports: Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Eyes Addition of Industry Advocates to Trump’s NASA Transition Team

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has initiated efforts to advance the addition of commercial space industry advocates to President-elect Donald Trump’s NASA transition team, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Andy Pasztor writes Charles Miller, former NASA official who supported commercial space initiatives, was named to the agency landing team Tuesday. Other expected …

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Donald Trump’s Defense Transition Team Taps Trae Stephens

Trae Stephens, a principal at Peter Thiel’s venture capital fund Founders Fund, has joined the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump for the Defense Department, Space News reported Friday. Jeff Foust writes Stephens previously worked for Palantir Technologies, a data analytics firm part of Founders Fund’s portfolio. He will be …

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