Head of Systems Engineering and Vehicle Architect
Dean Misterek and his team provide system-level architecture and design solutions for Blue Origin’s reusable launch vehicle and space programs. Misterek was a key member of Blue Origin’s team that designed, built, and flew the first rocket to space that returned to land vertically for reuse. Prior to joining Blue Origin, Misterek served as Chief Engineer at Kistler Aerospace. He began his career at The Aerospace Corporation. Misterek is a 1983 graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder.