We are hiring! New junior researcher position at @compass @aerospacepolimi with application deadline on 17/02/2023 on the design of transfer trajectories in the three-body problem of the Earth-Moon system and the Sun-Earth system and the dynamics of orbits under the effects of solar radiation pressure.
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Professor Camilla Colombo from the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of Politecnico di Milano was awarded the prestigious consolidator grant from the European Research Council (ERC) with the project GREEN SPECIES “Robust control of the space debris population to define optimal policies and an economic revenue model for sustainable development of space activities”.
Formation flying missions have increased their importance thanks to the better performances that can be achieved with a distributed system of satellites.
A recent paper by Alejandro Monteiro Miñan, Francesca Scala and Camilla Colombo proposes an open-loop manoeuvre planning algorithm, to provide the control accelerations for a formation reconfiguration.
Our Ph.D. candidates Alessandro Masat and Marco Nugnes have been awarded two of the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana’s (ASI) scholarship to participate at the 73rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC22) in Paris and the Space Generation Congress (SGC2022) organised by the Space Generation Advisory Council.
Camilla Colombo and Andrea Muciaccia from COMPASS group attended the ESA Space Debris Risk Assessment and Mitigation Analysis Workshop, held in Darmstadt, Germany on 23-24 June 2022. Camilla Colombo presented the ongoing work on risk assessment and mitigation activities at Politecnico di Milano.
The ESA’s Living Planet Symposium is one the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world, playing a fundamental role in advancing our understanding of how our planet works and how it is being affected by climate change. The COMPASS group participated to the Living Planet Symposium 2022, held in Bonn, Germany on 23–27 May 2022.