Curious, with an eye always looking up to the skies. I like make things happen,

Paraphrasing John Gorton in his Apollo 11 goodwill message: "in the future ... mankind will live in a universe in which peace, self-expression, and the chance of a dangerous adventure are available to all."


  • Astronaut Instructor

    at Space Applications Services NV/SA

    März 2017 - at Present


  • Analog Astronaut

    at Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)

    Februar 2015 - at Present


    Execution of experiments and tests during EVAs in Mars analog missions Testing of the Aouda.X/S spacesuit simulator *PolAres is an interdisciplinary program of the Austrian Space Forum to develop strategies for human-robotic interaction procedures and to emphasize planetary protection, in preparation for a future human-robotic Mars surface expedition.

  • Analog Astronaut

    at Space Generation Advisory Council

    Juni 2016 - Juli 2017

    Województwo Opolskie

    Crew member for the Poland Mars Analog Simulation 2017 (PMAS 2017).

  • Galileo Mission Operations Engineer

    at HE Space Operations

    Oktober 2012 - Februar 2017


    Support the GMS operations preparation and validation activities: - Writing and maintenance of Ground Procedures for the MOP (Mission Operations Plan) - Support to GMS related validation activities (System tests, SCTC, EtE tests) Responsible MOE for the GACF element, in charge of: - Technical monitoring of the GMS, handling the equipment or software failures/alarms - Maintenance of the GMS Central Archive and of the Galileo Global Archive - Execution of GMS maintenance activities (high-level commanding, Elements on- and offline reconfiguration, software management and upgrade) Training responsible within the GMS team, developing trainings and simulation campaigns

  • Flight Project Manager and Airworthiness Manager

    at Stereocarto

    Oktober 2007 - Oktober 2012


    Project management for aerial surveys/remote sensing Airworthiness Manager postholder at the company’s CAMO Coordination of aircraft maintenance activities (Beechcraft 200 and Cessna 400 Series) *During overlapping with other jobs, I took only part-time the Airworthiness Manager responsibilities

  • Aerial Fleet Supervisor

    at Spanish Maritime Safety and Rescue Agency (SASEMAR)

    Januar 2011 - September 2012


    Supervision and management of all the aircrafts in service for the agency (AW139, EC225, S61N and EADS-CASA CN-235) Coordination of SAR (Search and Rescue) missions and exercises

  • Training Instructor for ISS and ATV Flight Controllers

    at ARGOTEC S.r.l.

    November 2009 - April 2010

    Regione Piemonte

    Instructor for USOCs (User Support Operations Centre) and ATV-CC (Automated transfer Vehicle Control Centre) Expertise in the following topics: ISS Operations, Mission Control Centres, Columbus Payload Operations, ISS Flight Rules and Payload Regulations, ISS Crew Ops Tools (OSTPV, IPV, IMS, etc)

  • Operations Engineer

    at E-USOC

    November 2008 - November 2009


    Mission Support and console operations for several payloads (including ODF development) Coordination with PI (Principal Investigator) and PD (Payload Developer) and ESA/NASA counterparts during experiment preparation and execution


  • Working on my EASA PPL (A) (Private Pilot License)

    at Luftamt Südbayern

    2015 - at Present (2 years) Bayern

  • MSc in Astronomy and Astrophysics

    at Universidad Internacional Valenciana - VIU

    2015 - at Present (3 years)

  • Analog Astronaut Training

    at Austrian Space Forum (OeWF)

    2015 - at Present (3 years) Tirol

  • ESA Instructor Training Course.

    at European Astronaut Centre (EAC)

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) Nordrhein-Westfalen

  • Skydiving License

    at Deutscher Aero Club E.V.

    2015 - 2016 (1 year) Bayern

  • Advanced Open Water Diver (PADI)

    at ABC Divers

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Bayern

  • Space Missions Design - Geophysics of the Terrestrial Planets

    at Alpbach Summer School

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Tirol

  • ESA Part M and Part 145 Courses

    at COITAE

    2008 - 2009 (1 year) Madrid

  • Experto en Gestión Financiera - Diploma in Financial Management

    at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    2005 - 2007 (1 year) Madrid

  • BSc and MSc in Aeronautical Engineering

    at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    1999 - 2007 (7 years) Madrid

  • BA in Economics

    at Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

    1997 - 1999 (3 years) Baden-Württemberg


  • Deutsch Negotiation

  • Spanisch Native

  • Englisch Negotiation

  • Italienisch Elementary

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