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Isai Fajardo Tapia

Mexican Space Agency (AEM)

Tapia Isai Fajardo Tapia received his BE in electrical-electronic engineering from The National Autonomous University of México (UNAM) and a master degree in scientific instrumentation (astronomy) also from UNAM. He has participated in particle physics projects in Mexico (Solar Neutron Telescope, UNAM) and Argentina (Buried Array Telescope at Auger, Pierre Auger Observatory).

He has been trained in spacecraft design, ground systems, mission operations and satellite communication for the operation of geostationary satellites for the mexican government.

He is currently working for the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) conducting a nationwide training program in Cansat projects and education program related with rockets, systems engineering, small satellites and space systems.

He is a graduate of the Cansat Leader Training Program and his research interests include space systems engineering, spacecraft instrumentation, mission planning, small satellites, highly-integrated architectures for space systems, environmental testing and new materials in space.


Contact: fajardo.isai(at)

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