Herschel Spacecraft Operations / European Space Operations Centre

This section concerns Herschel spacecraft operations, as performed by the experts at ESA's Space Operations Centre (ESOC). It acknowledges the contribution by members of the following teams to the success Herschel has proved to be:

    * Flight Control Team,
    * Flight Dynamics Team,
    * Software specialists,
    * Infrastructure (stations, networks, management, administration),
    * Simulators.
Name Affiliation Location Area
Albrecht, Frank HE SPACE ESOC Product Assurance
Amend, Dieter Serco ESOC Ground Station Support
Arza, Maite ESA ESOC Ground Station Support
Baker, Michelle VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Flight Control Team - OBSM
Batty, Simon Vitrociset ESOC Flight Control Team - Spacecraft Controller
Bauske, Rainer Terma ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Bernhardt, Heike ESA ESOC Secretary
Bianco, Antonio Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Biggins, Ralph Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Flight Control Team - Instruments
Billig, Gerhard ESA ESOC Station and Facility Manager
Bru, Thierry ESA ESOC Operations Centre Support (Team Lead)
Budnik, Frank ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit Determination
Bush, Joe ESA ESOC Simulations Officer
Butkovic, Marko ESA ESOC Ground Station Support Manager  (Team Lead)
Canalias, Elisabet HP Composites ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Analysis
Cano Mananes, David ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Casas, Carlos GMV ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Watson, Catherine ESA ESOC Project Controller
Chester, Ed SciSys PLC ESOC Flight Control Team - Ground Segment Integration
Companys, Vicente ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Cramm, Ruediger ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Croon, Michael Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Dadomo, Mario VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Information and Communications Technology - Computer Systems Engineer
Dartnell, Alan VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Simulator Development
Dathe, Thomas Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Delben, Mauro Vitrociset ESOC Flight Control Team - Spacecraft Controller
Delhaise, Fabienne ESA ESOC Ground Station Support Manager  (Team Lead)
DeMeo, Paolo HE Space Operations GmbH ESOC Data Management Systems
Di Girolamo, Gianpiero ESA ESOC Data Management Systems - Technical Officer (Team Lead)
Di Marco, Federico Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Flight Control Team - LEOP Support
Dodsworth, John ESA ESOC Ground Segment Manager (Team Lead)
Doelling, Ernesto ESA ESOC Information and Communications Technology (Team Lead)
Draganis, Vassilios LSE ESOC Flight Control Team - Spacecraft Controller
Dreger, Frank ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Planning (Team Lead)
Dugast, Michel ESA ESOC Ground Station Support - Operations Manager (LEOP)
Enne, Manfred Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Estrada, Jesus GMV ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Fabris, Martin LSE Space AG ESOC Flight Control Team - Power, TT&C, Thermal, Cryostat
Fahmy, Salma ESA ESOC Flight Control Team - Support
Sheasby, Felicity ESA ESOC Project Controller
Feucht, Uwe ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Head of Department
Firre, Daniel ESA ESOC Ground Station Support
Flentge, Melanie ESA ESOC Station Operations Engineering
Foiadelli, Luca Telespazio Deutschland GmbH ESOC Ground Station Support - Operations Manager (LEOP)
Furnell, Rob ESA ESOC Flight Control Team - OBSM
Gabel-Ly, Tatiana ESA ESOC Secretary
Gandolfo, Bruno Telespazio Deutschland GmbH ESOC Flight Control Team - Mission Planning
Gienger, Gottlob ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Coordination Manager (Team Lead)
Godard, Bernard VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Godfrey, Nick Serco GmbH ESOC Computer and Communication Control (Team Lead)
Goncalves, Hugo Oristeba ESOC Simulator Development
Greco, Cosimo Terma ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Habermann, Kester Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Computer Support
Head, Angela ESA ESOC Station and Facility Manager
Hechler, Martin ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Analysis
Heinzer, Danielle ESA ESOC Information and Communications Technology (Coordinator)
Howard, Justin Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Ground Station Support
Hussock, Roman ESA ESOC Information and Communications Technology - Telecommuncations Engineer
Ian, Bayliss ESA ESOC Project Controller (Team Lead)
Joest, Michael Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Keck, Frank ESA ESOC Flight Control Team - Systems Engineer
Keil, Joachim Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Kewin, Kevin Serco GmbH ESOC Station Operations Engineering
Kiddle, Oliver Logica ESOC Flight Dynamics - Computer Support
Konz, Nathalie ESA ESOC Data Management Systems - Secretary
Kresken, Rainer Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Planning
Larsen, Gitte Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Larsen, May Aimee ESA ESOC Ground Station Support
Larsen, Michael Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Loureiro, Tiago ESA ESOC Flight Control Team - LEOP Support
Lucas, Luke Rhea ESOC Flight Control Team - Instruments, Mission Planning
Mackenzie, Ruaraidh ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Coordination Manager (Team Lead)
Madison, James Telespazio Deutschland GmbH ESOC Flight Control Team - Spacecraft Controller
Mahr, Peter ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Planning
Manganelli, Silvano Vitrociset ESOC Flight Control Team - On-Board Data Handling
Mantineo, Alfio ESA ESOC Product Assurance (Team Lead)
Margarido, Paula ESA ESOC Data Management Systems
McDonald, Alastair Logica UK Ltd ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Planning, Attitude
Miedan, Aldo LSE Space AG ESOC Ground Station Support
Mihail, Gabriel LSE Space AG ESOC Flight Control Team - Data Analyst
Morley, Trevor ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Orbit
Morrison, Bill Serco ESOC Station Operations Engineering
Mueck, Matthias Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Planning
Oliviera, Ricardo Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Ourensma, GertJan Terma ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Palmer, John Logica UK Ltd ESOC Flight Dynamics - Attitude
Petterson, David SELEX SYSTEMS INTEGRATION LTD ESOC Flight Control Team - Instruments
Pfeil, Nobert Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Picallo, Eduardo LSE Space AG ESOC Flight Control Team - Power, TT&C, Thermal, Cryostat
Reichenbaecher, Michael Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Mission Planning, Attitude
Reina Alcantara, Guido Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Reynolds, John Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Ground Station Support
Rigger, Ralf Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Attitude
Roberts, Hugh ESA ESOC Station Operations Engineering
Robson, Andrew VCS AG ESOC Flight Dynamics - System Administrator
Rössling, Gerd Thorn Sicherheits GmbH ESOC Operations Centre Support
Rudolph, Andreas ESA ESOC Ground Segment Manager (Team Lead)
Salt, Dave Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Flight Control Team - Attitude Control System
Santana, Lucy ESA ESOC Ground Station Support - Operations Manager (LEOP)
Scaglioni, Stefano ESA ESOC Product Assurance
Schmidt, Micha ESA ESOC Flight Control Team (Team Lead)
Schuetz, Alain ESA ESOC Flight Dynamics - Attitude
Seifert, Jörg Thorn Sicherheits GmbH ESOC Operations Centre Support
Sieg, Detlef Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Attitude
Spada, Mariella ESA ESOC Data Management Systems (Team Lead)
Steele, Paul ESA ESOC Simulations Officer (Team Lead)
Stefanov, Liviu Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Flight Control Team - OBSM
Gedman, Sue Thorn Sicherheits GmbH ESOC Project Controller
Tan, Yi Terma ESOC Data Management Systems
Thierry, Matthieu VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Thompson, Mark Thorn Sicherheits GmbH ESOC Operations Centre Support
Tomescu, Aurelian LSE Space AG ESOC Flight Control Team - Data Analyst
Tregoning, Philip VCS AG ESOC Computer and Communication Control - System Engineer
Tucci, Livio Terma ESOC Flight Dynamics - Test and Validation
Tuttlebee, Mark VCS AG ESOC Flight Dynamics - Attitude
Valido Cabrera, Eduardo Makalu Media ESOC Data Management Systems - Technical Officer (Team Lead)
Vassallo, Enrico ESA ESOC Station Operations - Frequency Agreements
Verrier, David ESA ESOC Simulator Development - Technical Officer (Team Lead)
Vetter, Rüdiger Thorn Sicherheits GmbH ESOC Operations Centre Support
von Krusenstiern, Nilolai Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Flight Control Team - OBSM
Warhurst, Eden VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Information and Communications Technology - Telecommuncations Engineer
Weber, Karsten Thorn Sicherheits GmbH ESOC Operations Centre Support
Weissmann, Uwe Selex Systems Integration Ltd ESOC Simulator Development
Werner, Daniel ESA ESOC Simulator Development - Technical Officer (Team Lead)
Yde, Jens Juul Hewlett-Packard GmbH ESOC Flight Dynamics - Attitude
Young, Alexander VEGA Deutschland GmbH Co KG ESOC Simulator Development