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Tim Pickens is currently a propulsion engineer for Plasma Processes and is a consultant to Burt Rutan and Scaled Composites with SpaceShipOne. Mr. Pickens explains rocket propulsion during this program, the advantages and disadvantages of various rocket fuels, he talks at length about the sub-orbital industry, and he discusses his experiences with Scaled Composites and the SpaceShipOne. We also talk about space vision, RLVs, government, amateur rocketry, and rocket powered bicycles. Tim Pickens is extremely knowledgeable about these issues and we thank him for sharing his insights and knowlege with us all.