About Tom Mueller:
Tom Mueller is an American rocket engineer and rocket engine designer. He is a founding employee of SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corp.), a space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. He is best known for his engineering work on the TR-106, the Dragon Spacecraft propulsion, and Merlin Rocket Engines. He is considered one of the world's leading propulsion experts and holds several United States patents for propulsion technology.