http://blogs.nature.com/news/thegreatbe ... r_nas.html
Third, Bolden said that NASA had to make space exploration more entrepreneurial. He cited the example of a friend who was using venture capital to pursue a rocket engine that could take people to Mars in "39 days instead of 8 to 11 months." "The government cannot fund everything we need to do," he said.
Does Bolden have a friend funding fusion? I wonder who is the friend? And which kind of fusion? (Or is he simply talking about the VASIMR engine?)