Jean-Antoine-Piccolo Anne - Gaia
Gaia was proposed in 1993 and since then, many people have been involved in the Gaia mission, whether at ESA, at industry side or at one of the institutes involved in the Gaia data processing. The Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) is a collaboration which consists of around 450 scientists and engineers.
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CNES, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (France)
Anne is the Technical Coordinator for the Coordination Unit 6 in the Gaia project and is working at CNES Toulouse as Ground Segment Engineer. She is responsible for coordinating the technical activities for CU6 in closed relationship with the CU6 developers and the DPCC (Data Processing Centre at CNES) team.
Before joining the Gaia team in 2005, she managed the Odin astronomy data centre (2003-2006) and she was involved in Research and Development Grid projects too. Since 1996 to 2003, she was responsible for the long term archiving facilities in the Computing Centre for the benefit of spatial applications (especially for the digital archive of SPOT - Satellite for Earth Observation).
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