Dr. Arnaud Boutonnet – Associate Editor

Arnaud Boutonnet is an aerospace engineer who works at the ESA European Space Operations Centre. He is mission analyst within the flight dynamics division. Arnaud received a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Institut Superieur d’Electronique de Paris, a post-graduate degree in Astrophysics from SUPAERO and a doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering also from SUPAERO. His research interests include optimal control and trajectory optimization. Additional interests include spacecraft navigation, planetary protection and close proximity operations. As a senior staff, Arnaud is the mission analysis lead for JUICE. He also supports or has supported other missions, for instance Clear Space 1 (Active Debris Removal) and Neosat (electrical orbit raising). Finally Arnaud co-chairs the CNES Comet-Orb Centre of Expertise on astrodynamics.