Eaton Tim - Gaia
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Tim Eaton is the CCD Project Technical Authority at e2v technologies, the UK based manufacturer of the large area scientific CCDs selected for the Astrometric Field Focal Plane Array of Gaia. (See news item for 2005-06-09).
Tim has many years experience as Technical Authority on projects supplying CCDs to Space Applications, having worked previously on Envisat (MERIS), XMM Newton and Rosetta for ESA missions, COROT for CNES, Hubble WFC3 for NASA and various CCD Star-tracker programmes.
He also has previous experience of other electronic imaging products for military and aerospace applications.
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