During his 18 years as a NASA astronaut, Tim Kopra served as a Flight Engineer on space shuttle missions STS-127 and STS- 128, International Space Station Expeditions 20 and 46, and as Commander of Expe- dition 47. Tim lived and worked on the ISS for 244 days and completed three spacewalks. While on board Space Station, Tim and his fellow crewmates executed over 400 experiments related to basic science, human physiology, and new technologies. He also became passionate about taking photographs of our beautiful and dynamic planet. As an engineer and experimental test pilot, Tim has own over 40 aircraft and spacecraft and been responsible for the testing, development, and deployment of aircraft, spacecraft, and spacewalk hardware. Tim is now a Partner of Blue Bear Capital, a venture capital firm investing in companies that apply data- driven technologies to the global energy supply chain.