Giuseppe Governale

Politecnico di TorinoPostdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Giuseppe Governale is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Politecnico di Torino, working on space systems engineering for innovative space concepts since 2018. He earned his PhD in Aerospace Engineering in November 2023. Dr. Governale has developed cost estimation tools for space systems, including human lunar landers and microlaunchers, and has contributed to the EFESTO and EFESTO-2 European projects on inflatable heatshield solutions. He completed the Space Exploration and Development Systems Specializing Master, where he now serves as a professor and academic tutor. Dr. Governale's experience includes an affiliation with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where he conducted thermal analysis and feasibility studies for lunar applications. In academia, he has taught courses in space management and utilization, space exploration and resources, and systems engineering at Politecnico di Torino. Dr. Governale continues to advance aerospace engineering through his research, teaching, and participation in international collaborations.


International Astronautical Congress 2024

14-18 October 2024

Milan, Italy