Maria Antonietta PERINO

Thales Alenia Space ItaliaDirector for Space Economy Exploration and International Network

Maria Antonietta got a Degree in Nuclear Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino. In 1988 she attended the International Space University (M.I.T., Boston, USA) and became Faculty Member. She is currently member of the Academic Council.

She works at Thales Alenia Space as Director for Space Economy Exploration and International Network.

Maria Antonietta is involved in different activities promoting the development of young professionals in the space industry.

She is author of several publications, papers, and reports, and Acta Astronautica Co-Editor.

Member of the Académie de l’Air et de l’Espace and of the International Academy of Astronautics, and former IAF Bureau Vice President. She is President of Explore Mars Europe. Awarded “Woman of Excellence 2010” by AIDDA and “Stella al Merito del Lavoro” by the Italian Republic President.

Board of Director member of Women in Aerospace–Europe, International Lunar Observatory Association, World Space Week Association.