Join us at the Microsoft Store for this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast

Here’s your chance to talk tech, hang out with other geeks, win prizes and be a member of the audience for the GeekWire radio show and podcast. Friendly hecklers welcome! We’ll be hosting a special recording of our weekly show from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Microsoft Store in Seattle’s University Village, featuring a special guest and prizes in partnership with Microsoft. Registration is free, but space is extremely limited, so only sign up if you plan to attend, and email us at if your plans change. In addition to awesome giveaways and a fun tech trivia contest on the show, the first 15… Read More

XCOR Aerospace co-founders launch new startup: Agile Aero for the next frontier

Image: Engine test
XCOR Aerospace pioneered the rapid development of rocket propulsion systems, and now three of XCOR’s founders are starting up a new venture called Agile Aero to do something similar for advanced aerospace vehicles. Agile Aero has surfaced just a week after XCOR announced the departure of chief technologist Jeff Greason and chief engineer Dan DeLong. Greason and DeLong are teaming up with Aleta Jackson, another co-founder and aerospace veteran who left XCOR this month. “It’s the Three Musketeers again,” Greason told GeekWire. XCOR’s fourth co-founder, Doug Jones, is staying on as the company’s chief test engineer. XCOR recently moved its headquarters from Mojave,… Read More