My research is centred on autonomous guidance, navigation and control systems for missions to minor celestial bodies. In particular, strategies and algorithms to increase reliability and minimise the impact of failures. Massimo is also part of the ESMO (European Student Moon Orbiter) SpaceART team as flight dynamics specialist, which is planned to be the first European student mission to the Moon.
9-13 May 2011 ESMO Preliminary Design Review, ESTEC, the Netherlands.
6-9 June 2011 New Trends in Astrodynamics VI, New York, US.
21-23 June 2011 Workshop at Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, Guildford, UK.
4 July 2011, Finalist nominee for Sir Arthur Clarke Awards, Best Student Achievement, at University od Warwick, Coventry, UK. Event organized by the Space Educational Trust and British Interplanetary Society.
I was working on an In Situ Research Utilization (ISRU) architecture for the future Moon exploration in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano and supervised by ESA.
Doing interviews to international travels at Linate airport on behalf of the Exchange Office of Banca d'Italia (National Bank of Italy).
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