João Alves is the Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) Team Leader at the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), managing and leading SST activities at the Agency. In the scope of the Space Programme and the EU SST initiative, João is the responsible of the SST Front Desk, the interface for the provision of SST services.
Before joining EUSPA he worked at the EU Satellite Centre for similar duties, including EU SST activities, but as well on STM and SSA research projects. João has also experience on Flight Dynamics and space operations. He holds a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering.