Project Engineering is the job family responsible for managing the study of new space missions and related technologies, end-to-end procurement and deployment of space systems and related ground infrastructure projects. Project Engineering covers the different ESA service domains: Launcher, Earth Observation, Telecommunications, Navigation, Science, Robotics Exploration and Human Space Flight.
Anne Pacros is a payload system engineer on the Solar Orbiter mission and finds it fascinating to work in a position where all the threads of the project come together.
Lidia Icardi works on the Solar Orbiter project and talks about her tasks as an electrical power systems engineer.
Pia Mitschdörfer has studied software engineering and explains the many challenges which arise during the build-up of a software system for a mission going to Mars.
Gilles Labruyère speaks about his role as Principal Structures and Mechanisms Engineer in the ADM-Aeolus space mission, which will acquire profiles of the wind on a global scale.