EPISODE 053: ESA director Géraldine Naja on the commercialization of ESA, the Russian absence, and why ESA might just be waiting for your job application.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has set sail to begin commercial operations. But what does that mean? Brand new director Géraldine Naja sat down with Markus in the new episode to shed light on the new direction - and more. Also in the episode: how much the Russians are really missing, where ESA still has some room to grow in terms of communications, what it takes to make an ESA Director cry, and why being exclusively a math or physics genius isn't always mandatory to get a job at ESA.


Host: Markus Mooslechner

Guest: Géraldine Naja

Publisher: Torsten Kriening


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