experienced and driven team

Combined 80+ years of satellite industry experience.

Scott Palo


  • 20+ years as Aerospace Engineering Professor
  • Former Associate Dean for Research at CU Boulder
  • Chair, AIAA Small┬áSatellite Technical Committee

Jon Twichell

Chief Scientist

  • 33 years on MIT Lincoln Laboratory Technical Staff
  • Expert in optical devices and systems
  • 13 Patents

Ryan Kingsbury


  • MIT PhD in small satellite optical communication systems
  • 4+ years of small sat experience with Planet Labs
  • 8 years in MILSATCOM group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Adam Bellusci


  • Extensive experience in start-up environments
  • JD from Vermont Law
  • Lead legal counsel for Blue Cubed