Unknown to many, a Ground Control center linked to the International Space Station (ISS) exists in central Switzerland.
This talk will introduce one of the User Service and Operations Center (USOC) of the European Space Agency, the Biotechnology Space Support Center (BIOTESC).
In a second part, Gwendolyne Pascua will explain what The Cimon project is, a first of its kind Free-Flyer in the ISS with an artificial intelligence. As the Operations Lead of this project, she will share with her experiences, her journey and missions.
Gwendolyne Pascua is currently working as Operations Lead, Ground Controller at the Biotechnology Space Support Center (BIOTESC); and as a Senior Research Associate at Hochschule Luzern.