Dr. Nicolaus Hanowski (Ph.D. Earth and Planetary Sciences)
Dr. Nicolaus Hanowski(Ph.D. Earth and Planetary Sciences)

2014

European Space Agency (ESA) ESRIN Frascati / Italy

Department Head

Ground Segments and Operations

Earth Observation Programme Directorate

Missions: e.g. Earth Explorers, Sentinels

2009 - 2014

European Space Agency (ESA)  ESAC  Madrid / Spain

Division Head for Science Operations Development in the ESA Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration (SRE)

Missions: e.g. Gaia, Rosetta, BepiC, SolarOrbiter, JWST, Euclid, JUICE

2005 - 2009

German Aerospace Center (DLR)  Oberpfaffenhofen / Germany

Head of Business Development

Space Operations

German Space Operation Center

Missions: e.g. SATCOMBw, TanDEM-X, Galileo, TET

2000 - 2005

German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen / Germany

Mission Management

Spacecraft Operator

German Space Operation Center

Missions: e.g. BIRD, Eutelsat W5, Eutelsat Hotbrid 6, GRACE

1998 - 2000

German Aerospace Center (DLR) Cologne / Germany

Space Mission Architectures
Scientist & Study Manager
Institute of Planetary Exploration

1994 - 1998

University of New Mexico (UNM) Institute of Meteoritics / USA

Research Assistant and Ph.D. Sudent
Institute of Meteoritics
Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences

1992 - 1993

German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen / Germany

Assistant in Planetary Spectroscopy Optoelectronics

Institute of Planetary Exploration

1988 - 1994

Ludwig-Maximilians-University  Munich / Germany

Student in Geo-Sciences

Remote Sensing

Planetology

1987 - 1993

Retail business for astronomical instruments and equipment