Richard MOISSL

European Space Agency (ESA)Head of Planetary Defence Office

Richard Moissl is a Solar System Physicist with a specialisation in small bodies. He has participated in the Rosetta mission to Comet 67/P, the BepiColombo mission to Mercury and worked on the preparation of the Hera proximity observations of the Didymos/Dimorphos binary. Having coordinated the asteroid Impact hazard mitigation activities of ESA since 2020, he has recently been appointed as Head of the Planetary Defence Office.


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France