Space Debris

Sara Dalledonne 

Research Fellow and Lead on Regulatory Affairs, ESPI

Sara Dalledonne is a Research Fellow with the Lead on Regulatory Affairs at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), and she is the ESPI representative in Brussels. She is the Space Law expert reference at the University of Bologna in Italy and a Member of the Support Committee for the Aviation & Space Journal (ASJ). She is also the Lead for Networking & Events at Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) in Austria.  Before joining ESPI, she worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University. She holds an L.L.M. in Air and Space Law from McGill University, an L.L.M. in International Trade Law from ITCILO (University of Turin) and a 5-year Law degree from the University of Bologna. She also completed an ITU Training Course in Satellite Coordination Procedures and Filings.

Space Debris

Pascal Faucher

Cole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (SUPAERO)

Dr Pascal Faucher is graduated (1997) from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (SUPAERO). He also holds a Master’s Degree in Ocean, Atmosphere and Biosphere (1998) and a Ph. D. in Physical Oceanography (2001) by the University Paul Sabatier, funded by the French Ministry of Defense, and an Executive Master of Business Administration (2007) by ESCP Business School. After a post-doctoral position in the European Project Marine Environment and Security for the European Area (MERSEA), his experience includes more than 20 years of various positions at CNES headquarters. For the last 12 years, as a programme manager in Defense and Security, he is responsible for the following themes: space security, space situational awareness, space surveillance and tracking, space traffic management, space sustainability, space debris, space weather, planetary defense.

He is the Chairman of the European Union Space Surveillance and Tracking Partnership (EU SST) since 2017, and co-Chairman of the European Union Industry and Start-ups Forum on Space Traffic Management (EISF) since 2022. He is also the Chairman of the Space Security Committee of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) since 2021. He is a French delegate to the Programme Board SSA of ESA, the EU Space Programme Committee in SSA configuration, the EU STM Stakeholder Mechanism Main Group, the Administrative Board of EUSPA, the Steering Group of the Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee (IADC), the Steering Committee of the Space Mission Planning Advisory Group (SMPAG), the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), as National Point of Contact to the Working Group on the Long Term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities (WG LTS). In France, he chairs the National Coordination Group on Space Weather (GCME). He is a member of the French Steering Group on Unidentified Aerospace Phenomena (GEIPAN).

Space Debris

Charity Weeden

Space Debris

Rodrigo Pascoal