Peter C.E Roberts

The University of Manchester • Lecturer

Dr Peter Roberts is the scientific and program coordinator of the Horizon 2020 funded DISCOVERER program, a 5.7M€ research project which aims to redesign remote sensing satellites for sustained operation at significantly lower altitudes. Currently he is the Space Theme Lead at the University of Manchester Aerospace Research Institute, and the Director of Research for the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering. He obtained his doctorate at Cranfield University studying drag-free control for a space-based gravitational wave detector. He was the lead design engineer for Icarus, the world’s first spacecraft end-of-life drag-enhancement deorbit device.


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States