|Matteo has been participating in the nominal mission operations of Sentinel-1A and -2A, the commissioning phase operations of -1B and the preparation, simulation campaign and LEOP of -2B. Other than monitoring and commanding the satellites, he has been involved in the generation of the mission planning, the development of new tools based on Excel and VB, the production and validation of FOP and the production of the documentation for new SpaCons training. He attended training sessions regarding all the subsystems and ESA standards. He has a master degree in space engineering.|
|2016 – current||Spacecraft Controller for Sentinel Copernicus Project - ESA/ESOC|
|VITROCISET Belgium Sprl, Robert-Bosch-Straße 7|
Prime Spacecraft Controller for Sentinel-2B
-I've been participating in the preparation phase, the simulation campaign, the LEOP and the commissioning phase of Sentinel-2B.
-I've been updating, developing and validating Flight Operation Procedures.
-I've followed training activities related to every subsystem.
-I've been developing monitoring interfaces (ANDs).
Spacecraft Controller for Sentinel-1A, Sentinel-1B, Sentinel-2A
- I've been participating in the nominal mission operations of Sentinel-1A and Sentinel-2A, which consist of the day to day monitoring of the S/C health, reporting and commanding and the computing of the daily mission planning.
-I've been responsible of developing and maintaining a new tool for keeping track of the satellite Out Of Limits outside nominal S-band passes. I worked together with the SWS team to extract data from X-band dumps and then I used Windows Excel and Visual Basic to elaborate them.
-I've been involved in the commissioning phase of Sentinel-1B
-I've been involved in the production of the documentation for new SpaCons training.
-I've been involved in the update of Flight Operation Procedures.
-I’ve been trained on the monitoring of MIMIC interfaces
|2015 – 2016||Technical Support Engineer|
|Space Point, An operating unit of Extraterrestrial Essentials, LLC,Rhode Island, USA|
-Managing Space-Point on-line database of small satellites components for concurrent engineering facilities, future developments and related issues.
-Respond to and co-ordinate customer requests. Providing technical support for the company service. Preparing and issuing approved documents.
-Managing the sales department.
|EDUCATION AND TRAINING|
|2013 – 2015||Master Course in Space and Astronautical Engineering [MCSAE]|
|Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy|
-The courses were focused in Mission and Spacecraft Analysis and Design.
-The thesis I wrote, titled "The use of VSAT in LEO to GEO radio links for real-time communications", is based on the idea of using telecommunication GEO satellites as real-time data relays for LEO satellites. After developing my own tools for analysing the problems related to the use of Inter-Satellite Links, through Excel, Matlab and STK, presenting a real case scenario applied to the EPS, I demonstrated the validity of my idea to Intelsat and ESA-ESRIN
|2008 – 2012||Degree in Aerospace Engineering [DAE]|
|Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy|
|2002 – 2007||High school for scientific education|
|Liceo scientifico M.Vitruvio P, Avezzano, Italy|
|SKILLS AND COMPETENCES|
Microsoft Office™ tools (Word™, Excel™ and PowerPoint™), Expert, 10+ years
Microsoft Windows, Expert, 10+ years
Visual Basic, Competent, 1 year
Unix / Linux, Competent, 2 years
MATLAB, Expert, 5 years
STK, Competent, 2 years
|Job related skills:||
SCOS 2000-5 MCS, Competent, 1 year
SimSat, Competent, 6months
MOIS, Competent, 1 year
Experience on Satellite Operations (LEOP, Commissioning and Routine)
Experience on Mission Planning
Familiarity with ESA PUS, CCSDS, ECSS and ITU standards.
Familiarity with Low Earth Orbit and Geostationary satellites
Familiarity with Mission analysis and design.
Familiarity with Spacecraft analysis and design.
Strong skills in technical research documentation and analysis;
Strong skill in defining and documenting projects and analyses.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Able to work autonomously and use own initiative to progress tasks.
Able to handle pressure and work to tight deadlines.
Team spirit and good ability to adapt to multicultural environments.
Italian, Mother tongue
English, Proficient user
French, Basic user
Spanish, Basic User
|Other skills:||Excellent communication skills and leading skills: as an active member of the BIS I participated in public events like ESA/ESRIN ODS, ERN 2015 at ASI HQ, Maker Faire Rome 2015, developing and presenting space based educational project to the public.|
”Earth Defence” - Spaceflight (Volume 57 No.8 August 2015)
“The use of VSAT in LEO to GEO radio links for real-time communications”
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