TOP 100 Aerospace & Aviation Professionals to Follow on LinkedIn 2022: 90. Paolo Ferri

Paolo Ferri’s Rise to Top 59. Aerospace Professional to Follow on LinkedIn 2021
90. Paolo Ferri

Space Operations Expert. Former Head of ESA Mission Operations, The Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg

90. Paolo Ferri

Average Post Engagement: 32.5



How LinkedIn has helped you in your careers or businesses:

Increasing my visibility and establishing world-wide connections.

What I use Linkedin for:

Information and networking.

Number of Followers:





Who am I:

I am a theoretical physicist that spent his entire career in space missions control, working for the European Space Agency at its space operations centre ESOC, in Germany, sending spacecraft around the Earth and in the depths of interplanetary space, helping scientists explore our planet, our solar system, and the universe.

What I do:

I am now retired from ESA but continue to collaborate with universities, schools, institutions, and companies to propagate my experience in space operations to new generations and enterprises.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

I use Linkedin daily on one side to get information on space-related initiatives and achievements from my network, and on the other side to point my followers to particularly important and extraordinary events in the world of space exploration. Through my former and present connections, I still enjoy a special “insider view” into the space operations world.

Who I follow on Linkedin

I follow the European Space Agency and other institutions and companies that are active in the world of space science and exploration.


Paolo’s Favorite Post

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Comments: 106

Check out Paolo’s post here

❝This is both my favorite and most successful post because in it I announced that my first book, “Il cacciatore di comete”, my personal diary of the 20 years i spent working on the fantastic Rosetta mission, the first space mission to rendezvous with, orbit and land on a comet’s nucleus, was published. A dream come true.❞

– Paolo

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