Since January 2016: Spacecraft Operations Engineer at LSE Space, German Space Operations Centre (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Subsystem Engineering support to Low Earth Orbit missions operated by DLR at the German Space Operations Centre.
- Subsystem performance analysis
- Management of flight procedures
- Handling and analysis of anomalies
- Support of subsystem operations planning and execution in routine phase and LEOP
- On-call support
- Administration, monitoring and maintenance of FDIRs
- Maintenance of mission databases
- Creation and maintenance of operational software tools
- Writing operational documentation
April 2014 – December 2015: Spacecraft Controller at LSE Space, German Space Operations Centre (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Member of Multi-Mission Flight Support team. Responsible for routine operations of DLR (German Aerospace Center) LEO missions.
Pre-pass, pass and post-pass activities:
- generation, transmission and verification of commanding sequences;
- telemetry and spacecraft status monitoring;
- verification of integrity and correct processing of offline data.
- procedure creation and revision;
- elaboration of training documents;
- logging and reporting of all activities;
- training of new team members.
Feb 2013 – Nov 2013 “Design and Attitude Control of a Satellite with Variable Geometry”, Grade: 18/20
The possibility of a satellite achieving attitude control by varying its geometry in a prescribed way was explored. The dynamics of variable geometry bodies were derived, several satellite models with changing configuration capability were envisioned and an application for this control method was obtained: configuration function for a synchronous rotation of a satellite in an elliptic orbit.
Sep 2011 – Nov 2013 Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Grade: 17.4/20.0, at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Courses: Computational Mechanics, Mechanics of Solids, Heat Transfer, Vibrations and Noise, Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Aerospace Structures, Laminated Composite Materials, Computational Fluid Mechanics and Aerospace Project
Feb 2012 – July 2012 ERASMUS, at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Courses: Mission Geometry and Orbit Design, Planetary Sciences, Continuum Mechanics, Gas Dynamics and Aerodynamics II (compressible flow), Rotor Aerodynamics, Propulsion and Power
Sep 2008 – July 2011 Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Grade: 17.1/20.0, at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Courses: Design and Geometric Modelling, Programming, Digital Systems, Computational Mathematics, Applied Mechanics I and II (Statics and Dynamics), Materials Mechanics, Circuits Theory and Electronic Foundations, Thermodynamics, Flight Stability, Introduction to Control, Fluids Mechanics, Satellites, Aerodynamics I, Flight Control, Flight Tests, Helicopters and Space Environment.
English Proficient Level (Certificate of Advanced English)
Spanish Proficient Level
German Beginner Level
Italian Beginner Level
Portuguese Mother Tongue
Computer skills and competences
Basic Satellite Tool Kit, Python, SmartDraw, Fortran
Intermediate ANSYS, STAR-CCM+, Excel, LaTeX, SolidWorks
Advanced C language, Simulink, MOIS, Wolfram Mathematica, SCOS 2000, SATMON, MATLAB, Microsoft Office
September 2014 ESEO Training Course
I was selected to attend the European Student Earth Orbiter Training Course held at Bertinoro, coordinated by ALMASpace and the University of Bologna, under the supervision of ESA’s Education Office.
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