ESA Flight Operations
Date of Live Talk and Q&A: Thursday 18 February 2021
Start Time: 18.00GMT (6pm), 19.00CET
The history and technology of ESA/ESOC operations and the opportunities to work in this exciting field. From the very beginning, to the EURECA platform, to the latest missions and a particular attention to the outstanding accomplishments of Rosetta and its lander Philae.
Dr. Paolo Ferri – Head of Mission Operations, ESA (retired)
Through almost four decades at the forefront of Europe’s voyages in space, Paolo Ferri went from Operations Engineer on the Eureca mission to Operations Manager of the four-spacecraft Cluster mission and then the Rosetta mission, followed by serving as Flight Director on Rosetta, Venus Express and Goce. His career has been capped off by eight years as Head of Mission Operations for the European Space Agency, overseeing all of ESA’s robotic mission operations.