European Space Agency
Giuseppe Sarri holds a university degree on Nuclear Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino (I). From 1983 to 1989 he worked at the Microtecnica SpA on several aircraft projects. He joined the European Space Agency in 1989 initially working in the Columbus Programme. In 1994 he moved to the Science Directorate. Since then he has been the Payload Manager of Integral, the Study Manager of Eddington and, for a short period, he was involved in the development of Planck.
In 2004 he joined the Gaia team as Payload Manager responsible for the procurement of the Gaia telescopes, focal plane and relevant processing units. Since summer 2009 he is the Gaia Project Manager.
[Published: 17/10/2005 | Updated: 21/08/2012]
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