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Jim Coutre
Works at SpaceX
Attended University of Texas at Austin
Lives in Los Angeles
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Fun: I defended against a #zergrush on Google Search.
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I am from the future, I am here to make your rockets reuseable.
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Did you use the same time machine that Elon did?
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Practice makes perfect:+Brandon Stackhouse
 
NASA is looking for applicants to eat astronaut food and wear spacesuits for 4 months in a simulated Mars mission ... on Earth!

All the drawbacks of going to Mars without the actual going to Mars :)

Ah well, at least it's in Hawaii!
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Going Solar! Update on Dragon’s deployable solar arrays which will be used for the first time on the upcoming historic Space Station mission.
January 7, 2012. For its first mission to the International Space Station, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will use deployable solar arrays as its primary power source for running sensors, driving heat...
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Makers of "The Sagan Series" now bring you "The Feynman Series": YAY! http://io9.com/5845923/the-makers-of-the-sagan-series-bring-you-the-feynman-series
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Looks like we have a new potential customer: Biz Dev Team Assemble!
 
Great to see +Planetary Resources -- a company I invested in launch officially today. Their first mission: to mine asteroids for the benefit of humanity!
Check out the video below.

What could you do with a huge amount of currently rare materials on earth? Or a lot of raw material for building things in space?

http://www.planetaryresources.com/
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about time,bet im too old to be an astronaut.dam.Unemployed any one hireing?
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" 'Sup, humans? Now you're the zoo." Touched by a Wild Mountain Gorilla
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THE RUINS OF DETROIT

All photos by Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre

Detroit, industrial capital of the XXth Century, played a fundamental role shaping the modern world. The logic that created the city also destroyed it. Nowadays, unlike anywhere else, the city’s ruins are not isolated details in the urban environment. They have become a natural component of the landscape. Detroit presents all archetypal buildings of an American city in a state of mummification. Its splendid decaying monuments are, no less than the Pyramids of Egypt, the Coliseum of Rome, or the Acropolis in Athens, remnants of the passing of a great Empire.

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Wow all of these pictures make Detroit look like a tomb.
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A badass engineer/scientist, former SpaceX colleague, and good friend wrote this fun sci-fi short fiction, check it out!
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Jess in StrangeHorizons magazine! http://strangehorizons.com/2012/20120102/monitorbot-f.shtml
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MonitorBot and the King of Pop. By Jessica Barber. 2 January 2012. The last song and dance number that Izzie Valdes performs in the Elegance Retreat Resort and Spa's Weekly Michael Jackson Tribute...
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Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, 2008
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Plan II (Liberal Arts Honors), 2008
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F9 V1.0 & V1.1 Separation System / Mechanisms, Dragon Solar Arrays, and Structures Engineering
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  • SpaceX
    Structures Engineer, 2008 - present
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