The day Chris Hill walked out of SpaceX in late May, he knew life was about to change dramatically—and so was what he had known as a “day at the office.” While working at SpaceX was hectic and challenging, Hill was about to start his own business and help another SpaceX alumnus expand his new company. With a B.A. in physics and chemistry from Alfred University and a Ph.D.from the University of Connecticut—focused on nonoxide ceramic matrix composites (CMC) ...


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