The 6th Mission Idea Contest

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Regional Coordinators

Dr. Sean Tuttle

University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia

Dr Tuttle

Dr Sean Tuttle is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Canberra. He is a space systems engineer who has worked on more than 25 different scientific, earth observation and interplanetary missions in Europe. He worked on the Rosetta mission for 6 years, leading the thermal design team for this mission of cold extremes. Later on, he led the thermal design of the Mercury Transfer Module, part of the extremely hot BepiColombo mission to the planet Mercury. His research interests include the development of novel technologies to improve the design of spacecraft for challenging missions, finding novel uses for space to improve life on Earth, systems engineering in the space context and mission design. Dr Tuttle is the coordinator of the two space masters programmes at UNSW Canberra and is a member of Engineers Australia’s National Committee for Space Engineering. Dr Tuttle is a strong believer in international co-operation.

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