Jean–Dominique Coste

Airbus Defence and Space GmbHESA Systems Engineer

Jean-Dominique Coste (30) is a Systems Engineer for Columbus, the European module on the ISS.

He has supervised the integration of 30 experiments with ground-breaking applications for life on Earth and for preparing future manned exploration, in the fields of Earth Observation, Medical Research, Telerobotics. He acts as interface to NASA for payload engineering. He supported the development of new projects to democratize access to the station. Besides, he acts as project leader and intrapreneur for innovation initiatives in the Airbus Group. A graduate from the SpaceMaster program, he has lived and worked in 5 countries.

He is driven by a strong belief in the societal benefits of space technology. In the free time, he pursues entrepreneurship, music production and family endeavors.


International Astronautical Congress 2015

12-16 October 2015

Jerusalem, Israel