Michael Belfiore became a full-time writer in 1995, first working as a freelance technical writer and then moving into public relations writing for large corporations, still with a focus on technology. He covered the launch of the first privately built spaceship for the New York Post and Reuters as a freelance journalist in 2004. Since then he has written about spaceflight and advanced technology for Popular Science, New Scientist, Wired.com, Air & Space, Financial Times, and other outlets.
Space and technology writer Michael Belfiore talked about DARPA, the maverick and controversial Defense Dept. group, whose futuristic work has had amazing civilian and military applications.