Engineering Director, Breakthrough Foundation
Mr. Klupar has worked in the Aerospace Industry for more than 35 years. Holding positions in Government (US Air force and NASA) and industry( startups to multinational corporations). Prior to being the Engineering Director at the Breakthrough Foundation, Mr. Klupar was Director of Engineering at NASA’s Ames Research Center. While at Ames he helped develop the Aquila, LADEE, TESS, Pharmasat, OREO and other small spacecraft missions while aiding in the development and operations of Kepler and SOFIA projects.