Clarkson Honors alumnus honored by Forbes magazine
Sergio Gallucci ’16, the co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of SCOUT Inc., a space technology start-up, was recently honored by Forbes as one of “1,000 new faces who are redefining what it means to build and running a business today Gallucci is listed in the publication “Next 1000. The Upstart Entrepreneurs Redefining the American Dream”.
Gallucci graduated from Clarkson’s honors program with his bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering in 2016. He was a McNair Fellow, conducted research as an undergraduate research assistant, was involved in CSTEP, AIAA, leadership aerospace and defense of minority students. After earning his bachelor’s degree at Clarkson, he did graduate work at Penn State University through the NSF Graduate Fellowship Research Program.
In 2017, when he lost contact with his research satellite shortly after launching into orbit, Gallucci had no sensors that would allow him to track it or assess what was wrong. So, in 2019, he co-founded SCOUT, a startup focused on securing navigation in space. SCOUT launched its first “vision system” into space last year and plans to launch more in 2022. Next year the company plans to send its own sensor-equipped satellites into space. space to help monitor the environment of their client’s satellites, including orbital debris.
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