Tim Pickens’ Projects
Tim enjoys a challenge and has taken on two X PRIZE competitions.
Google Lunar X PRIZE: Tim Pickens was the team leader of the Rocket City Space Pioneers (RCSP). The RCSP team merged with the Moon Express Team and Tim continued his leadership role as Chief Propulsion Engineer for the Moon Express Team.
Ansari X PRIZE: Tim Pickens developed the rocket motor that propelled SpaceShipOne to win the Ansari X Prize.
Rocket Truck: Put a 2700 lb thrust hybrid rocket in the bed of Chevy pickup truck and you’ve got yourself a portable rocket test stand as well as a real head-turner.
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