Mr. Paluszek is President of Princeton Satellite Systems which he founded in 1992. He has the degree of Engineer of Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, an SM in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT and an SB in Electrical Engineering also from MIT. He is PI on the ARPA-E OPEN grant to develop a compact nuclear fusion reactor based on the Princeton Field Reversed Configuration concept. He is also PI on the NASA Neural Navigator SBIR. His other research includes launch vehicles with hypersonic aircraft first stages and electric aircraft.
Prior to founding PSS, he worked at GE Astro Space in East Windsor, NJ. At GE he designed or led the design of several attitude control systems including GPS IIR, Inmarsat 3 and GGS Polar platform. He also was an ACS analyst on over a dozen satellite launches, including the GSTAR III recovery. Before joining GE, he worked at the Draper Laboratory and at MIT.