Role Expertise Name Institution
Principal Investigator Planetary science Véronique Dehant ROB, Belgium
Deputy Principal Investigator Radio-Science Sébastien Le Maistre ROB, Belgium
ROB Instrument Manager Telecom Engineering Michel Mitrovic ROB, Belgium
Co-Investigator Planet's interior and rotation Tim Van Hoolst ROB, Belgium
Co-Investigator Planet's rotation Marie Yseboodt ROB, Belgium
Co-Investigator Planet's interior Attilio Rivoldini ROB, Belgium
Co-Investigator Planet's atmosphere Ozgur Karatekin ROB, Belgium
Co-Investigator Radio-Science William Folkner JPL, USA
Co-Investigator Orbit determination Ryan Park JPL, USA
Co-Investigator Orbit determination Alex Konopliv JPL, USA
Co-Investigator DSN & radio tracking Sami Asmar JPL, USA
Co-Investigator Radio Science Jean-Pierre Barriot UPF, France
Co-Investigator Orbit determination Jean-Charles Marty Obs. MP, CNES, France
Co-Investigator VLBI Expert Leonid I. Gurvits JIVE and TU Delft, The Netherlands
Co-Investigator Meteorology, Geography and Geoinformatics Alexander Kosov IKI (RAS), Russia
Science team member Planet's rotation Rose-Marie Baland ROB, Belgium
Science team member Earth ionosphere Nicolas Bergeot ROB, Belgium
Science team member PhD student Marie-Julie Péters ROB, Belgium
Science team member PhD student Bart Van Hove ROB, Belgium
Science team member PhD student Luca Ruiz Lozano ROB, Belgium
Science team member PhD student Orkun Temel ROB, Belgium
AWS project manager Management Jean-François Boone AS, Belgium
Managing director Management Koen Puimege AS, Belgium
Antenna project manager Management Bart Desoete AS, Belgium
Lead System Engineer RF & Microwave System Lieven Thomassen AS, Belgium
Instrument team member System Engineering Donald Heyman AS, Belgium
QA, PA & Safety Manager Product Assurance Dave Bail AS, Belgium
Contracts Officer Quality and Supply chain Johan Vermeulen AS, Belgium
Financial Controller Management Guy Van Dijk AS, Belgium
RF Design Engineer RF Engineering Jules Marien AS, Belgium
Thermal Engineer Thermal Engineering Mattias Genbrugge AS, Belgium
EGSE Engineer EGSE Engineering Gerard Hermans AS, Belgium
Flight AIT Engineer Electrics/Electronics Roland Van Ackere AS, Belgium
Antenna Design Expert Electromagnetics and Antenna Technology Christophe Craeye UCL, Belgium
Antenna designer Antenna Technology Khaldoun Alkhalifeh UCL, Belgium
PRIDE Collaborators VLBI Expert Tatiana M. Bocanegra Bahamon JIVE, The Netherlands and JPL, USA
PRIDE Collaborators VLBI Expert Giuseppe Cimo JIVE, The Netherlands
PRIDE Collaborators VLBI Expert Dominic Dirkx TU Delft, The Netherlands
PRIDE Collaborators VLBI Expert Dmitry A. Duev Caltech, USA
PRIDE Collaborators VLBI Expert Guifre Molera Calves University of Tasmania, Australia
PRIDE Collaborators VLBI Expert L.L.A. "Bert" Vermeersen TU Delft, The Netherlands
Antenna Design Telecom Engineering Sumit Karki UCL, Belgium
Head of the PRODEX office Management Michel Lazerges ESA (ESTEC) The Netherlands
Technical Support Manager System Engineering Marline Claessens ESA (ESTEC) The Netherlands
Technical Officer Microwave Electronics Vaclav Valenta ESA (ESTEC) The Netherlands
Technical support Antenna Engineering Marco Sabbadini ESA (ESTEC) The Netherlands
Technical support TT&C Engineer Alberto Busso ESA (ESTEC) The Netherlands
Technical support Mechanical, Thermal Engineering Hans Brabants EESA (ESTEC) The Netherlands
Technical support Ground Stations RF Daniel Firre ESA (ESOC) Germany
Financial support Management Werner Verschueren BELSPO, Belgium
Financial support Management Tom Verbeke BELSPO, Belgium
  • ROB = Royal Observatory of Belgium
  • JPL = Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • UPF = Université de la Polynésie Française
  • Obs. MP = Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées
  • JIVE = Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium)
  • IKI RAS = Space Research Institute Russian Academy of Sciences
  • AS = Antwerp Space
  • ESA = European Space Agency
  • UCL = Université Catholique de Louvain
  • PRODEX = PROgramme for the Development of scientific Experiments
  • BELSPO = Belgian Science Policy