Christian Davenport

ReporterWashington, D.C.


ULA chief Tory Bruno says the company is transforming itself in the wake of challenges by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

  • Mar 2, 2015

Highly classified, the program is one of the Air Force’s top priorities -- and its most expensive.

  • Mar 2, 2015

General Dynamics is lobbying to win a contract that has already been awarded--and that it didn’t bid on.

  • Feb 27, 2015

A Senate committee hearing renewed the debate over the direction of NASA and American space travel.

  • Feb 24, 2015

The company with deep ties to the Washington establishment can bid on new jobs after its chairman resigns.

  • Feb 23, 2015

Raytheon has developed an upgrade to the Patriot’s radar system that will allow it to see threats from a greater distance.

  • Feb 20, 2015

The huge advancements made by commercial space companies, which now fly cargo to the International Space Station and should soon send astronauts there, appear to be winning the trust of the country, according to a new poll.

  • Feb 17, 2015

NASA is making progress with the Space Launch System, but will that be enough to satisfy critics?

  • Feb 13, 2015

After spending a decade and millions on a next-generation space shuttle, the new mission is to find its market

  • Feb 13, 2015

The NOAA satellite will trace space weather and solar winds -- an idea conceived by Al Gore.

  • Feb 11, 2015
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Christian Davenport covers federal contracting for the Financial desk. He joined The Post in 2000 and has had an array of assignments including covering the DC-area sniper shootings, the Abu Ghraib scandal, the Fort Hood shootings and the burial problems at Arlington National Cemetery.

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 and is the author of "As You Were: To War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion of the Virginia National Guard."
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