Euclid at ESTEC


ESTEC general information can be found here.

ESTEC hosts the following groups supporting Euclid:


Euclid Project Team

During the development phase of the mission, the Euclid Project Manager, supported by his team, has the overarching responsibility for all aspects of the Euclid mission.

Team Composition:

Giuseppe Racca - Euclid Project Manager
Prisca Mühlmann - Contract officer

Osvaldo Piersanti - AIV and launch manager
Sylvain Prezelius - PA manager
Jean-Christophe Salvignol - Mission and payload manager
Pierluigi Rosato - Project Control manager
Luca Stagnaro - Spacecraft engineering manager

Adriano Calvi - Mechanical and thermal engineer
Cyril Colombo - Software and ground segment engineer
Valentina Lesna - Planning Engineer
Jose Lorenzo Alvarez - Requirements and performance engineer
Elena Maiorano - Avionics engineer
Gonzalo Saavedra Criado - System and AOCS engineer
Alex Short - VIS payload engineer
Paolo Strada - NISP payload engineer
Luis Miguel Gaspar Venancio - telescope / optical engineer

René Laureijs - Project scientist
Roland Vavrek - Performance scientist / Deputy project scientist - based at ESAC


ESA Communications


Euclid Detector Test Facilities at SRE-F

SRE-F (Future Missions Preparation Office) host laboratory facilities to test the Euclid CCDs and H2RG sensors.

Key persons

Pierre-Elie Crouzet - Detector Specialist (NIR detectors)
Tim Oosterbroek - Analysis physicist
Thibaut Prod'homme - Analysis physicist
Peter Verhoeve - Detector specialist (CCDs)