About the Author
Danny Royce Jones, Sr. (born April 9th, 1959 in Abilene, Texas) is a technology entrepreneur, venture manager, IP developer and space technology investor, injecting both start-up capital and IP into new space related and Earth based ventures. He has a degree in Construction Management and Associates degrees in Computer Programming and Computer Aided Design. Mr. Jones is a former Marine Corps NCO with eight years of active military service and three years reserve service. He is a published author with innovative approaches to space development in the area of launch vehicle design and heavy lift vehicles and space based solar power (SBSP). Mr. Jones is a known innovator in field of commercial and difficult project finance. Mr. Jones has fifteen years’ experience in commercial property construction and finance. He has participated in structuring financing on numerous commercial properties and is very experienced in structuring innovative commercial financing, asset backed financing, TIF financing, Tax credits and Government backed financing. He is an active real estate investor. Ali Baghchehsara was born February 25th, 1993 in Tehran, Iran. As a talented Aerospace Researcher, inventor, and member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), he has been researching and working on engines since he was 12 years old. In 2010 he participated in the National Iranian Aerospace Competition, and took first prize for his work in the field of jet propulsion. In 2013, he was elected to be an Associate Member of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. Currently, he is an Aerospace Engineering student at Karaj Payam Noor University, and has successfully worked as a R&D Engineer for a large automotive company. During his university time, he has also founded and led an Aerospace Association in Alborz Province for two years. Ali is creative person with innovative approaches to aerospace development in the areas of engine design and space based solar power (SBSP) and desires to one day become a NASA Astronaut. He is currently a member of several engineering associations, including the IET, SGAC, SAPOE, IFIA, UIA, MRO Asia, Innovate UK and ImechE.