He said government organizations must be willing to take risks and embrace change in order to resolve technical challenges.
“I have people from the Pentagon, more people from the government, wanting to call me, meet with me, talk about the transition from the public to the private sector,” Rodriguez said, according to the report.
“To me, if you have a government person who goes to a startup, that's a win-win because that government person understands the challenge and the processes better than someone strictly from industry."
At NASA, the agency is testing alternative fuel emissions and how emissions from planes effect Earth's atmosphere.
NASA found that a blend of aircraft biofuels could lead to substantially lower emissions of black carbon, sulfates and organic compounds.
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