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The Florida Tech Career Hall of Fame

Joseph Bussenger

SpaceX Lead Engineer

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, 2013

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 2018

Joe started as the lead engineer for recovery and landing operations, and he is now manager of offshore and landing operations engineering. Recovery, refurbishment, and reuse of orbital rocket boosters are critical to SpaceX’s goal of reducing the cost of access to space and ultimately enabling humans to live on other planets.

Joe was featured in Florida Tech’s 60th Anniversary special edition book, “60 for 60: Celebrating Sixty Years of Alumni at Florida Institute of Technology.” Copies are available for purchase here.