European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC)
John is the Science Operations System and Test Engineer working in the Gaia Science Operation Centre. His responsibilities lie in the area of the scientific operations of Gaia on a day-to-day basis, including the initial data treatment of Gaia science data and payload monitoring.
Before joining the Gaia project John worked for the XMM-Newton X-ray observatory, where he was involved in the development and maintenance of computer systems used in the XMM-Newton ground segment.
Away from Gaia, his interests include playing the guitar, 3D rendering and exploring Spain with his wife Cristina and daughter Emma.
John was involved in Gaia till the end of 2012, when he moved to Euclid.
[Published: 09/10/2006 | Updated: 08/01/2013]
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