Jim Duffy is a veteran of NASA’s Space Shuttle program. At North American Rockwell, Jim Duffy performed thermal analysis of propulsion and power systems for that company’s Space Shuttle program. He served as the project engineer for propulsion and power systems and was the vehicle project engineer for Space Shuttle Columbia.
He also worked on several other programs designed to develop new space launch vehicle systems that could replace NASA’s Space Shuttle.
Between September 2009 – September 2014 Jim Duffy was the Director of Strategic Planning for the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST), responsible for developing the strategic vision for AST and for managing AST’s resources.
Jim has formed RS Rizing to provide consultancy in Project Management and/or Systems Engineering to the aerospace industries especially those involving human spaceflight.
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